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"Fish for Fun" Fishing Derby

Join Us For Fun & Competition Fishing Derbies

Sat, April 22nd, 2023, 6:30am

Welcome all young anglers 5-16 years-old! The Forge "Fish for Fun" Fishing Derby is the place for anglers to kick off the fishing season! Come cast a line with us at the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area for some of the best fishing in the Chicagoland area. 

Lemont Quarries, 1001 Main Street Lemont, IL, 60439


Sat, April 22nd, 2023, 6:30am
5-8 year-olds:
9-16 year-olds:

Event Overview

Check-In: 6:30am
Derbies: 7:00am - 9:00am
Awards: 9:15am


Kiddie Division:

  • Ages: 5-8 y/o
  • Entry: $5 per registered participant
  • Awards: medal of participation


Junior Division

  • Ages: 9-16 y/o
  • Entry: $10 per registered participant
  • Award: $50 Cash Prize for MOST fish caught


Our Forge Fishing Experts will be on hand to assist and offer tips for the best fishing experience. We will be fishing on the Lower Quarry Shelf. Only fish caught there will be eligible for the prize. Please arrive at the Lower Quarry Shelf, next to Paddlesports, at 6:30 am to check-in.

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