NDOW Will Sponsor Kids Carp Derby, June 6 2009, Lahontan Reservoir


NDOW Will Sponsor Kids Carp Derby


The entire family can hook a good time at the Kids Carp Derby on June 6 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at Lahontan Reservoir. The Nevada Department of Wildlife is sponsoring the derby, and staff and volunteers will be available to teach the little ones how to drop a line. Prizes will be awarded for the largest carp caught by children in different age categories.

This free event is open to all, however registration is required. Call 688-1559 to register.

WHAT Kids Carp Derby

WHEN Saturday, June 6, 2009, starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at noon.

WHERE Meeting place will be at Beach 2 located at the dam side of Lahontan Reservoir. Beach 2 is located across the river and dam, second beach past the entrance fee booth.

SIGN-UPS Registration is required. For more information call the Department of Wildlife at 688-1559.

AGES Minimum 3 years of age. A parent or guardian must accompany all children under 16.

BRING Participants are requested to provide their own tackle. A limited number of rods are available for use by those who do not have their own fishing equipment.

Note: A fishing license is required for those 12 years of age and older.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety. NDOW's wildlife and habitat conservation efforts are primarily funded by sportsmen's license and conservation fees and a federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear. Support wildlife and habitat conservation in Nevada by purchasing a hunting, fishing, or combination license. For more information, visit www.ndow.org.


Chris Vasey (775) 688-1622

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