30th Annual Catfish Derby Set For Saturday, June 7
San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will mark the 30th year of the annual
Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 7, 2014 beginning at 6:15 a.m. at Oak Grove Regional Park in
Over 2,500 lbs. of catfish will be planted prior to the derby, which is open to everyone. Prizes will be
awarded in youth and adult categories.
Kids age 15 years and younger fish for catfish FREE at Oak Grove’s 10-acre lake during the
event. There is no registration fee, however, a $5 fishing permit fee and valid CA. fishing license are
required for those sixteen (16) years of age or over. A $6 vehicle-parking fee will also apply. All State
Fish and Game laws apply. Participants must supply their own fishing equipment.
Oak Grove Regional Park is located on Eight Mile Road and Interstate 5 in Stockton. Park gates will be
open at 6:15 a.m., derby registration closes at 10 a.m. and the last weigh-in is at 12:30 p.m. Prizes will
be awarded shortly thereafter. For more information, call (209) 331-2050 or log onto
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