SPARTA, NJ – Calling all young anglers, it is time for the annual Trout Derby.  The Sparta Recreation Advisory Committee offers a day of fishing and more at the pond in Station Park for children ages five to 14.

No pole? No problem.  The Rec committee will provide the bait and even some poles.  In addition, there will be door prizes drawn every hour. 

Children can bring their parents to fish on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  There are some rules to this event;

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  • No waders
  • No pets
  • No triple hooks

Participants are requested to bring a donation for the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry.

This event is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police.