Youths can let fishing poles fly at Lincoln Park derby

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department and the Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishers Club will host the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at 8 a.m. Saturday.

The event is free to children ages 5 to 14. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult at the Lincoln Park ponds.

Free snacks, drinks

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles will serve free snacks and drinks for all anglers.

Department officials said participants do not have to be Port Angeles residents.

Where’s parking?

Parking is available in lots near the ponds at the ballfields along L Street between Lauridsen Boulevard and 18th Street.

Children will be limited to a maximum of five fish with no size limit.

According to the Parks and Recreation Department, a limited number of poles will be available for children to use, and a fishing license will not be required.

The ponds were stocked with trout this week.

For information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 360-417-4550.

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