The John P. McKenna Youth Fishing Derby has been established with hopes of sharing John’s passions for fishing with other members of the community by offering a free day of fun for kids and their families by hosting an annual fishing derby.
All proceeds raised will fund the John P. McKenna Youth Fishing Derby, to be held this year on Saturday May 21st, 2022 at Morton Park.
The fishing derby is free and open to all children ages 3-17 from Plymouth and surrounding communities.
Children participating in the derby are provided with fishing instruction, a goody bag and prizes. Registration is at 8:00am, with the event running from 9:00am-12:30pm.
*The rain date is Sunday May 22nd*
Age groups are 3-7, 8-10, 11-14 and 15-17.
There will be lots of tackle and rod/reel combos to given as prizes along with trophies in each age category including a grand prize for the biggest fish.
*This is a free event*
BRING YOUR OWN FISHING POLES AND BAIT
If you miss pre-registration, you can still go the day of and register.
A fishing licence for a MA resident who is 17 or younger is free for fresh water.
For ages 15-17 you must show proof that you have obtained your free fishing licence. To obtain a fishing license click here
All state wildlife and fishing laws apply.