More About Youth Fishing Derby_City of McHenry

The City of McHenry Youth Fishing Derby will be organized and hosted by K-Adams Foto and sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Department.

This is a FREE EVENT thanks to our many sponsors. To be a sponsor contact either the Parks & Rec office or K-Adams Foto.

Trophies will be awarded in 3 age categories:
- 1-4 yrs.
- 5-8 yrs.
- 9-13 yrs.

Smallest Fish \ Largest Fish \ Most Fish

There will be a giveaway for anyone who registers in advance (pre-registration encouraged but walk-ins are welcome).


Bait & Breakfast provided but you must come with your own fishing gear.

Schedule of events:
7:30AM-8:00AM Registration
8:00AM - 11:30AM Fishing Derby
11:30AM-12:00PM Counting & Trophies

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This event runs in coordination with the McHenry County Conservation District's free fishing weekend. No fishing permit is required the weekend of June 14th-17th 2024 or during our event, June 15th 2024.

NOTE: Parents are allowed to help cast, bait and release fish but the kids have to help real the fish in and bring to the tent for measuring and recording.

Date & Time

June 15, 2024
7:30am - 12:00pm


Fort McHenry
1204 Manchester Mall
McHenry, IL 60050

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