Kids Fishing Derby - Crosslake

Saturday, August 5, 2023 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM) (CDT)


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at Cross Lake Recreation Area near Crosslake, Minnesota, Saturday, Aug. 6.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and local partners are also sponsoring this event.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and all children need to be registered by 9 a.m. Educational programs will be held from 9 - 10 a.m. The derby begins at 10 a.m. Participants will be registered under one of three age groups: 5 years old and younger, 6 - 9 years old, and 10 - 12 years old.

All fishing must be done from shore and within park boundaries. Participants need to bring their own sunscreen and a fishing pole. Local merchants will provide bait, a light lunch and prizes.

The fishing derby will be held rain or shine but will be delayed if there is lightning in the area. For more information, contact the Cross Lake Recreation Area office at (651) 290-5793.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
35507 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442 United States
US Army Corp Corp of Engineers Crosslake Campground
Saturday, August 5, 2023 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM) (CDT)
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