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Kids Fishing Derby at Backbone State Park
June 8  from 1 – 5 pm: registration at 1 pm and the contest starts at 2 pm
Location:  Beach area at Backbone State Park
  • Casting Contest
  • Live Fish & Amphibian Exhibit
  • Fishing Safety & Regulation Presentation
  • Fishing Contest starts at 2:00 p.m.

Bring your fishing poles, bait, lawn chair, sunscreen, bug repellent.
Refreshments and cookies will be served.

Children ages 5 -15 are welcome when accompanied by an adult
Bring your gear and have a fun day of fishing!

Sponsored by the Iowa DNR and the Friends of Backbone State Park