Long Beach, CA – El Dorado Park, a City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation, and Marine facility located at 7550. East Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90815, will host a youth fishing derby on Saturday, November 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm.
This activity is designed to give boys and girls who live in urban areas an opportunity to enjoy a fishing experience in or close to their own neighborhood. The lake will be stocked with catfish for the derby. Everything for the kids is free.
Event day onsite registration will begin at 8:00 am, the fishing session will go from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 PM, followed by a congratulatory ceremony and drawing.
The City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation, and Marine is presenting the event together with the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation and the California Dept of Fish & Wildlife, “Fishing In The City” Program. Kids will be provided with loner rods & reels, tackle, and bait for those who don’t have their own, as well as assistance for those who need it.
The Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation puts on six of these events every year throughout Southern California. For more information about the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation you can visit their website at www.danskids.org.
For more information about the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation and all of its upcoming free kids fishing events, visit www.danskids.org