Sporting A Cause

Tag Archives: Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Junior Fishing Derby

Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Junior Fishing Derby

The Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Junior Fishing Derby will be held Sunday,  May 19, 2019 at the NW CT Rod & Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018.

The Derby is a free event for all children 16 years old and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please provide your own fishing equipment.

No lures allowed, but bait will be provided by Jim’s Bait and Tackle.

A new bicycle will be awarded to the fisherperson, male and female with the longest fish in each of three age categories- 0 – 5 years old; 6 – 11 and 12 – 16. All participants will receive a free raffle gift. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers available free to the children and for sale to adults.

There will be no pre-registration,  but you must register Derby Day.

The Derby day schedule at the Club’s trout-stocked, one- acre pond is as follows:

8:30 am    Sign up

9:00 am  Fishing begins

Noon-    Fishing competition ends.

The Derby provides youngsters with a great opportunity to hone their fishing skills in friendly competition.

For more information about the Fishing Derby call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

To learn more about the NW CT Rod & Gun Club visit

Posted in: