ESSEX COUNTY’S 2018 FISHING DERBY

Let’s Go Fishing in Essex County!

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO INVITES CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

TO PARTICIPATE IN ESSEX COUNTY’S 2018 FISHING DERBIES

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Park System.

 

“Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way. You’ll have a great time creating your own ‘big fish’ stories and spending some quality time with your friends and family in some of the most beautiful parks in the area,” DiVincenzo said. “I invite everyone to come out, cast their lines, Experience Essex and take a look at the improvements we are making to revitalize our parks,” he noted.

Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and youngerAll children must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own fishing pole, bait, bucket and chair. Children are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles. Prizes in various age categories for catching the first and most fish will be awarded at the conclusion of each derby.

  • Thursday, June 14thEssex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, Orange Reservoir, Paddle Boat area. On-site registration begins at 5 p.m., the derby begins at 6 p.m. and awards will be presented at 7:45 p.m.

For additional information, please call 973-735-6228. In case of inclement weather, cancellations will be posted on www.essexcountynj.org. Cancelled fishing derbies will not be rescheduled.

 

The Essex County Park System was created in 1895 and is the first county park system established in the United States. The Park System consists of more than 6,000 acres and has 23 parks, five reservations, an environmental center, a zoo, Treetop Adventure Course, ice skating rink, roller skating rink, three public golf courses, golf driving range, two miniature golf courses, three off-leash dog facilities, a castle and the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.

Contact Information
  1. 973-735-6228
Thu, June 14
6:00 pm — 7:45 pm
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Let’s Go Fishing in Essex County!

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO INVITES CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

TO PARTICIPATE IN ESSEX COUNTY’S 2018 FISHING DERBIES

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be ...

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