2018 Annual Fall “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled for Oct. 13

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:20pm

2018 Annual Fall “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled for Oct. 13

The Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism will sponsor the 2018 annual fall Fishin’ Buddies Derby at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Anglers will compete by teams, which must include one adult at least 21 years of age and one child between the ages of 6 and 15.  Each team must supply their own rods and bait. Trophies will be awarded in the two age divisions.  Bank anglers will compete separately from those who fish from a boat. Local businesses have donated numerous fishing-related door prizes. All teams are eligible for the door prize drawings. Lunch will be provided to all participants.

The entry fee is $7 per team.  Pre-registration is required since participation is limited.

Online registration is required.  Visit www.CharlesCountyParks.com/parks/parks-special-events to register. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

For more information, call the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Division, at 301-932-3470 or 301-870-3388 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4 p.m. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

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