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Popular Fishing Derby Scheduled


The Thielke Arboretum, is again sponsoring the popular Fishing Derby for youngsters ages 5-13 on Sunday, June 25th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the pond on the property.  Cost is $15.00 per child.  Pre-registration is required.


Participation is limited to 40 children, on a first come basis.  Members of Trout Unlimited will be on hand to teach and assist young anglers with their casting skills.  


Prizes for the best fisherperson in each of three age categories, plus a prize for the most fish caught will be awarded. 


Bring your fishing gear.  We will also provide bait, if you need it.  

Need more time-stay on after the event and fish to your heart’s content.  

Join us on June 25th and get a head start on summer fun!  

This is a rain/shine event, please dress accordingly.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.