Youth fishing derby at Paynetown SRA offers free bait, free equipment use, June 2
Monroe Lake’s annual Youth Fishing Derby will be Saturday, June 2 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Paynetown State Recreation Area, 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington.
Kids, ages 16 and under, are invited to participate and should check in at the fishing pier, located across from the swimming beach, by no later than 9:15 a.m.
Free bait will be provided for all participants. Fishing equipment will be available for free use during the derby for any children who do not bring their own. Experienced anglers will be there to help kids who are new to fishing.
A prize drawing for a new fishing pole will be held at 10 a.m. Every child who participates in the derby gets a free entry into the drawing.
Questions about this event should be directed to the Paynetown Activity Center at 812-837-9967 or [email protected].
Admission to Paynetown SRA is $7 per vehicle with Indiana plates, or $9 per vehicle with out-of-state plates. Annual passes can also be purchased at the entrance gatehouse.