Huck Finn Derby/Campout This Weekend

News Net file photo from 2011 Derby

Posted 3/29/12 – The annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout will be here before you know it:  Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 1. 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 and Personnel Services Department, Sierra Madre Civic Club and the Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club.

Campout (Friday, March 30)
Participants must sign up in advance for campsites which are available on a first come, first serve basis. Camping registration is available starting February 27 through March 23 and must be done at the Community and Personnel Service office located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. The cost is $45 per campsite which includes derby contest for four kids and family fishing on Saturday. The Kiwanis Club will provide food available for purchase.

Fishing Derby (Saturday, March 31)
Youths ages 3-15 years are encouraged to participate in the Fishing Derby which is held from 7:00 – 11:30 am on Saturday, March 31. Participation in the derby is $7 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, March 31 and Sunday, April 1)
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 $10 for a family of four.

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