WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite the public to participate in the Essex County Fishing Derby in the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex Saturday June 18.

The derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own fishing pole, bait, bucket and chair.

Prizes in various age categories for catching the first and most fish will be awarded at the conclusion of each derby. For additional information, call 973-735-6229. The fishing derby will be held rain or shine.
 
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Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex Paddle Boat Area is located on Cherry Lane in West Orange.

Fishing Derby Schedule:

8 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Derby
11 a.m. Awards