Pyramid Hill hosts annual Fishing Derby on Saturday


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Parents are invited to fish alongside their children at the June 19 children’s fishing derby at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, hosts its annual Fishing Derby for children, ages 5 through 13, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 19.

Registration for the derby begins at 9:30 a.m., June 19, at the park, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Rd., Hamilton. Participants should bring their own fishing gear and are encouraged to pack a picnic.

“Our annual Fishing Derby is a unique event in the Park. We are taking advantage of being a park with water features to give children a fun, outdoor activity,” said Lee Sanders, Pyramid Hill’s interim executive director. 

Parents and guardians also are encouraged to bring their fishing rods and wet a hook while accompanying their youthful entrants in the catch-and-release tourney. The competition will be divided into three age groups: 5 to 7 years old; 8 to 10 years old; and 11 to 13 years old. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish caught and most fish caught.

General Admission for the park normally is $8 for adults and $3 for children, but admission to the fishing derby is free, as the event is being sponsored by the Wilks Insurance Co., of Hamilton and Mason.

More information on the event can be found at the Pyramid Hill website