Kids carp fishing derby at Little Washoe Lake on Saturday, July 14

2009 04 23 washoelake Kids carp fishing derby at Little Washoe Lake on Saturday, July 14

Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY,Nev.– Washoe Lake State Park is teaming up with the Nevada Department of Wildlife to host a kid’s carp fishing derby. Prizes will be awarded for the largest carp in different age categories. Participants are requested to provide their own fishing tackle. A limited number of rods will be available. A fishing license is required for those 12 years of age or older. Registration is required and limited to 25 participants by calling 775-688-1559.

WHAT:  Kids Carp FishingDerby

WHEN: Saturday, July 14 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Participants will meet at Little Washoe Lake. LittleWashoeLake is 14 miles south ofReno and 8 miles north ofCarson City. Travel on U.S. 395 and exit where 395 meets the northern most end of East Lake Blvd.

WHO:  The event is open to the public, but derby registration is limited to 25 participants.

COST:  There is no charge for the derby, but there is a $ 7.00 per vehicle entry fee.Nevada residents receive a $ 2.00 discount.                                                                    

CONTACT: Contact the park at 775-687-4319 or washoelake@hdiss.net for further information.