Get Ready for Huck Finn Derby and Campout

Huck Finn Derby, 2012

Press Release posted 3/5/13 – The Fishing Frenzy is about to begin in Sierra Madre!

The annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout will be here before you know it:  Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7. The weekend long event is held at the Sierra Madre Settling Ponds next to Dapper Field and behind the Public Works Yard. The event is sponsored by the City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department, Sierra Madre Civic Club and the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club.

Campout (Friday, April 5)

Participants must sign up in advance for campsites which are available on a first come, first serve basis. Camping registration is available starting Monday, February 25 through Friday, March 29 and must be done at the Community Service office located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. The cost is $55 per campsite which includes derby contest for four kids and family fishing on Saturday.

Fishing Derby (Saturday, April 6)

Youths ages 3-15 years are encouraged to participate in the Fishing Derby which is held from 7:00 – 11:30 am on Saturday, April 6. Participation in the derby is $10 per youth and registration will be accepted the morning of the event only. Participants will pay at the entrance located next to Dapper Field in Sierra Vista Park. All skill levels are welcome and experienced Fishing Guides will be on hand to assist all participants. The Kiwanis Club will provide food available for purchase.

Family Fishing (Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7)

Family Fishing is open to all ages and will be held Saturday from 12:30-4:00 pm and Sunday from 7:00am-4:00pm. Admission is $20 for a family of four.

For more information, please contact the Community Services office at 626.355.5278.