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Wicomico Recreation's Annual Free Youth Fishing Derby

Cast your line and reel in the big ones during Wicomico Recreation's Annual Free Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 2 at the Salisbury City Park. Youth ages 15 and under are welcome to take part in America's favorite family pastime. In preparation for the Derby, the Department of Natural Resources will stock the pond at Salisbury City Park. Approximately 500 blue gills will join the pond's current inhabitants, including catfish, largemouth bass, perch and carp.

Registration opens at 8 a.m., with fishing from 9- 11 a.m. Food and drinks will be provided for youth participants. Trophies will be awarded in categories including but not limited to: Most Fish Caught, Most Unusual Catch and Biggest Fish. Please bring your own bait and rod.

For more information, visit or contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900 x108 or