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Reel in the biggest catch at the Fishing Frenzy Derby

Post Date:03/20/2018 11:24 AM


Get your fishing pole ready for the eleventh annual Fishing Frenzy Derby, a free kids fishing derby Saturday, April 7, at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Children ages 3-15 and their parents are invited to this event, featuring two fishing derbies, prizes and crafts.

Along with derby competition, young anglers can learn fishing skills from the professional sportsmen at Bass Pro Shops. Bring your own fishing poles and lures if you have them. Advance registration is recommended as this family-oriented event typically attracts 500 to 600 participants each year and space may fill up prior to the event.

WHAT: Eleventh Annual Free Fishing Frenzy Derby

WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2018, on-site check-in begins at 8 a.m.

  • Fishing Derby 1, 9-10 a.m., Register using code 7001.101
  • Fishing Derby 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Register using code 7001.102

WHERE: Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
6550 Gateway Road, Commerce City, Colo.
Enter at Quebec Street and Prairie Parkway.

To register, call 303-289-3789 or visit

 Fishing Derby Family Event

PHOTO CAPTION:  Youth ages 3-15 can participate in the free annual fishing derby at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge on April 7.

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