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  • Fishing Derby at Horseshoe Recreation
  • 2018 Bowden Fishing Derby

    Join Elkins Parks & Recreation, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, and Monongahela National Forest at the Bowden Fish Hatchery in Randolph County for the 27th annual Bowden Fishing Derby! Registration begins at 7:30am. Fishing begins at 8am for pre-school and kindergarten age children. After that, derbies for each age group will begin every hour and fifteen minutes. Younger kids may fish in older age groups until they catch their limit, but older kids are not allowed to fish in the younger age groups.

    There will be free fising for kids, PRIZES awarded, as well as a casting contest. 

    Please see the event flyer for full rules of particpation and registration details. 

    For more information call Elkins Park & Recreation 636-3960,  WV Division of Natural Resources 637-0245, or Monongahela National Forest (304) 635-4472

    Age group: 3 - 14

    Registration required: Yes