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Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Youth Fishing Derby

Father and son on the banks of the San Gabriel River. Son is holding a trout.

Here fishy, fishy! We’re stocking the ponds at Garey Park for our annual Youth Fishing Derby.

The Youth Fishing Derby is for children ages 12 and under. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission into the derby is $3 per person for anyone who plans to fish (including parents/guardians). Garey Park admission fees will be waived during the event.

The Youth Fishing Derby is now sold out. There will be no registration at the gate.

Participants must provide their own equipment, including bait and only one pole per person is allowed. Fishing permits are required in Garey Park for anglers ages 17 and older. All fish are catch and release. **The ponds will not be stocked with trout for this event. Fish include bass, catfish, perch and feeder fish.

Catch a fish and win a prize! (while supplies last)

Prize details:

  • You must be registered and wearing a wristband in order to win prizes.
  • Prizes are first come, first served.
  • There is a 2 prize per person limit.
  • Prizes include fishing rods, tackle boxes, lures, gift certificates, etc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

  • Fish
  • Prizes
  • Food & Beverage

2019 Special Event Sponsorship Opportunities