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Gone Fishin’ Derby June 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Come down to the watering hole and bring your favorite poles and pals for our annual catch-and-release fishing derby! You’ll have an hour to catch as many fish as you can, but don’t forget to try and get the big one. We’ll award trophies for Largest Fish Caught, Smallest Fish Caught, Most Fish Caught and Best Dressed Fisherman. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee is per child and includes bait, snacks and activities. Fishermen must supply their own fishing poles. Pre-registration is required, there will be no walk-up registration. To register, visit

Registration Start Dates
Resident Registration: March 17 at 10:00pm
Non-Resident Registration: April 1 at 8:30am

Event Details
Ages: All
Saturday, June 15
Time: 8:00am-9:30am
Location: Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road, Glen Ellyn
Resident/Non-Resident Fee: $10/$15
Registration Deadline: June 10 or until full



June 15
8:00 am - 9:30 am


Lake Ellyn Park & Boathouse
645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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(630) 858-2462

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