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22nd Annual Fish Festival
May 5 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Young anglers can try their luck as the Hancock Park District hosts its 22nd annual youth fishing event at the Riverbend Recreation Area Lakefront Activity Center. Trout stocking will take place prior to the event courtesy of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Division. Fishing will be allowed by bank only. Children must do the fishing, but limited adult assistance is permitted. All state fishing rules and regulations must be followed and anglers are asked to take home the first five trout they catch. No catch and release is permitted. Live bait will be for sale on site.
The Fish Festival will be held rain or shine, except in the event of extreme weather conditions. Throughout the morning, registered participant names will be drawn for random prize drawings and must be present to win. Sponsors of this year’s fish festival are ODNR Division of Wildlife, WFIN/WKXA/The Fox, and Centennial Screen Printing and Engraving.
Required to be ages 4–15 with an adult companion. Event is free with registration starting at 7:30 AM at Lakefront Activity Center