Kid’s Fishing Derby |

Kid’s Fishing Derby

on May 31-June 1

That very special event for the children in this general area will to be held at Lampe Park in Gardnerville on May 31-June 1.

The Kids’ Fishing Derby, one of the largest in the United States, is open to all youngsters, ages 3-12.

There is no charge for registration or for participation.

The tiny anglers will be assigned to seven different time periods on those two days.

Those seven time periods are:


8:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m.


8:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

All registrations will be on a first-come, first-served basis for those time periods.

Registration forms are available in Douglas County at:

The Lahontan National Fish Hatchery, located south of Gardnerville (265-2425).

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department at 1327 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville (782-9828).