25th Annual Kids' Trout Fishing Derby to be held Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Catch the fun at the 25th Annual Kids’ Trout Fishing Derby.
This year’s Derby will be held Saturday, May 14th in Powder Mills Park at the Powder Horn Lodge in conjunction with the Town of Pittsford Parks & Rec Department and the Monroe County Parks Department.
The event is FREE. Registration is available online prior to the event, or in person starting at 8:00 am. on Derby Day, exclusively for kids 15 years of age and younger. Click here to register online.
The fishing contest will run between 9:00 to 11:00 AM, followed by an awards ceremony and fish hatchery tour at 11:30 AM. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
The Fish Hatchery at Powder Mills Park will be stocking fish for this event. Donations will be accepted on their behalf. In addition, special thanks are due to The Riedman Foundation for funding and operating the Hatchery and making the Pittsford Rotary Club Fishing Derby possible.
This is the 23rd year that The Rotary Club of Pittsford will host the Kids’ Trout Fishing Tournament. Rotarian and fishing enthusiast Harry Womeldorf organized the club’s first “Kids Derby” in 1997. Since then, over 3000 children have taken part in this Western New York event. The emphasis is on experiencing the adventure and excitement of fishing with family members of all ages.