Essex County, New Jersey: The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will host fishing derbies throughout the spring at seven Essex County parks. The fishing derbies are open to children ages 15 and under. Prizes will be awarded, and there will be no entry fee. Fishing poles will be provided to the first 150 children, and participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles, in addition to bait, a chair, and a bucket. Registration will begin one hour before the start time.
The schedule is as follows:
Saturday, April 18
Branch Brook Park, Prudential Concert Grove
(Part of the Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival)
Saturday, May 2
Grover Cleveland Park
Saturday, May 9
The Orange Reservoir Waterfront at the South Mountain Recreation Complex
Thursday, May 14
Saturday, May 16
Saturday, June 6
Monte Irvin Orange Park
Saturday, June 13
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