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Final Stark Parks fishing derbies set

Published: July 22, 2016 10:00 AM

The final Stark Parks day derby, the Sandy & Beaver Canal Derby, will be Saturday, Aug. 13.

This derby, for children ages 4 to 15, takes place at Whitacre Greer Park at 4290 Irish Rd. NW in Waynesburg. Bait will be provided. Beverages and food will be for sale. Participants must bring their own pole. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Fishing runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Stark Parks will also hold a night derby on Friday, Aug. 19. It will be open to all ages. Registration begins at 5 p.m. on the day of the event and fishing will be held from 6-11 p.m.

Participants 16 years and older must show valid Ohio fishing license at registration. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Food and bait are available at Sippo Lake Marina. Prizes will be awarded at 11 p.m. Winners must be present to receive cash prizes.

For more information, call Stark Parks at 330-409-8096 or visit StarkParks.com.


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