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Myles Standish State Forest Hosts Fishing Derby

The sixth annual Take Me Fishin' fishing derby takes place next weekend, Saturday, Sept. 29.

The sixth Annual Take Me Fishin'! is a family fishing derby and nature event free to the public.

The fishing derby encourages healthy outdoor activities, sustainable recreation and a love of the Forest. It's also a great way to build community.

The event is free, accessible and open to all ages of children accompanied by an adult. The Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation, MassWildlife, and Friends of Myles Standish State Forest provide everything you need for a great day of fishing and fun, including fishing poles, bait, fishing licenses, prizes, nature activities and more. Mass Wildlife even stocks the pond with trout.

The fishing derby takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Fearing Pond, when you enter the forest, follow the fish signs.

Prizes will be awarded in several catagories.

View pictures from Take Me Fishin'! 2007-2011

Evelyn Strawn September 23, 2012 at 11:58 AM
A lot of fun for kids and their parents! Looking forward to being a part of it again this year.
Cathy September 28, 2012 at 11:00 PM
If it rains will it still be going on?

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