Free fishing derby at Dewitt Recreation Area for children up to 16

Jun 20, 2012

The Fishers of Men Fishing Derby will be held at the Genesee County Park Dewitt Recreation Area on Cedar Street in Batavia on June 23.

Fishing will begin at 8 a.m. with lunch and prizes at noon. The event is free to the public and open to the youth up to age 16. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring their own fishing gear and bait. Some bait will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

This is the NYS Free Fishing Weekend. No fishing licenses are required for adults so come and join the fun! There will be prizes based on age categories with free hotdog, chips and drink for lunch.

The event is sponsored by local churches, businesses and the New York Conservation Officers Association.