WILLOWS, Calif.; Aug. 25, 2017 – Kids are invited to the 17th Annual Fishing Derby in Willows on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Participants can enjoy a great morning catching fish, testing skills in the casting contest, and participating in demonstrations such as cleaning fish, tying special knots and creating T-shirts. The event is for children 14 and under.
Parents can register their children at the Mendocino National Forest office, 825 N. Humboldt Ave., Willows, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., at the Westside Outdoorsman on 323 N. Tehama St., Willows, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or Saturday 8:00 to 12:00 p.m. Kids will receive registration cards at school. A map to the fishing derby site is available at registration sites. Children 10 years and under need to be accompanied by an adult at the derby.
Hot dogs and drinks will be provided by the Willows Lions Club. Fishing tackle will not be available – participants need to bring their own.
This event is sponsored by Willows Lions Club, Mendocino National Forest, the Glenn County Fish and Game Commission, and Westside Outdoorsman. For information, call Linda Angerer at 934-3316.