2016 Kids Fishing Days

Date Location Time Contact Info
June 4 Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Bedford County 9:00am – 4:00 Stuart Saunders or Wyatt Woody (540) 586-7682 Kids 6-14, Lunch provided for kids, parents lunch is $3.00, Rods and reels provided, learn about boating and water safety, class on lure selection, fish ID and habitat, casting contest, fish for trout, boat ride on SML Fire Boats.  Park at SML State Park Beach area and we will have a shuttle service to transport you to the event area
June 4 Crooked Creek, Crooked Creek Fee Fishing Area, Carroll County 8:00am-12:00pm Ben Boyette
276-223-8365
Kids 12 & under, free hot dog lunch, door prizes to be given away at noon, bring rod reel and own bait
June 4 Fort Pickett, Twin Lakes, Nottoway County 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Brett Saunders, 434-645-1531 or
saunderswallace@embarqmail.com
Free fishing day for the community, prizes for children under 12, lunch provided,  loaner rods available,
Facebook: Fort Pickett Fishing  is Fun Day
June 4 Beaverdam Park, Gloucester County 9am-1pm Beaverdam Ranger Station for signup 804-693-2107 Kids up to 15, lunch at 12:00, some rods/reels available, bait provided, meet at pavillion near Ranger Station
June 4 Southampton Prison Farm, Route 308, Southampton County 9am-1pm Southampton County Extension Office, 757-653-2572
Email address:http://offices.ext.vt.edu/Southampton/for registration forms.

Youth Ages 5-13 (Must be accompanied by an adult), Food and drinks will be provided, Prizes will be raffled to include several lifetime fishing licenses.  Rods and Reels will also be included with admission along with bait.  Pre-registration is required along with a fee of $7.00 for participants and $5.00 for each adult or non-fishing participant.
June 4 Cave Mountain Lake 8am-12pm Caleb Manspile
540-460-7514
Luke Fisher
540-319-8163
The Rockbridge Kid’s Fishing Day event for tomorrow June 4, 2016, has been moved to:

Cave Mountain Lake
811 Cave Mountain Lake Road
Natural Bridge Station VA 24579

From I-81 North, take Exit 175. Turn left onto U.S. Highway 11 and continue 2 miles into Natural Bridge. Once in Natural Bridge, take a right onto VA 130 East and continue approximately 3.2 miles. Turn right on State Route 759 for 3.2 miles. Turn right on State Route 781. Cave Mountain Lake entrance is 1.6 miles ahead on the left.

From I-81 South, take Exit 180A off the left side of the interstate. Continue on U.S. Highway 11 south into Natural Bridge. Once in Natural Bridge, take a left onto VA 130 East and continue approximately 3.2 miles. Then turn right on State Route 759 for 3.2 miles. Turn right on State Route 781. Cave Mountain Lake entrance is 1.6 miles ahead on the left.Kids 15 & under, free hot dog lunch, door prizes  loaner rods/reels available

June 4 Motts Run Reservoir, Spotsylvania County 8:30am – 12:00 Linda Bailey 540-372-1086 x213 Kids’ Fishing Derby
Ages 4 – 16 years
REGISTRATION ON SITE : 7:30 am-10:00 am
Fishing, boat rental, games, prizes, vendors, hiking, picnicking…
June 4 Izaak Walton Claytor Lake Chapter – 6215 Izaak Walton League Road, Pulaski County 9:00am – 1:00pm Gail Simpkins 540-382-7063 or Melissa Simpkins 540-392-6343 Prizes, food, bring your own rods, tackle, and bait.
June 4 Lake Fairfax, Reston 8:00am – 2:00pm Charlie Taylor, 703-887-8399 email:cetaylor2@verizon.net NHBA Kids Fishing Derbies, Family event. All family members welcome. Free to all kids up to 15. Goody Bags for all participants. Bring own rod/reels. Limited number of loaners available, Bait provided. Light lunch provided. Prizes awarded for heaviest catches. Experience not necessary. Assistance available.Register here.
June 5 C.F. Phelps WMA,
Phelps Pond Fauquier County
9am-12pm John McMann
Cell 703-508-6232
Email:jjmcmann@hughes.net
6th Annual
C.F. Phelps WMA pond
For all ages-free lunch provided. Children under 16 must be supervised by an adult. Bait will be provided, some loaner rods and reels available. Goody bag for all participants. Limit 20 participants
June 5 Burke Lake Park
7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station
8am – 9am Registration
9am – 12 noon Derby
12 noon Weigh-in Fish
Dave Lakeman
703-298-9621
Email:Lakemand@hotmail.com
Potomac Bassmasters annual youth fishing derby. Admission is free. Each child will be given a gift for their participation. Angling experience not necessary, assistance available. Rod/reels and live bait provided. Fish will be weighed-in at the end of the derby. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for the heaviest creels (total fish caught). Children 16 and under.
July 16 Lake Fairfax, Reston 8:00am – 2:00pm Charlie Taylor, 703-887-8399 email:cetaylor2@verizon.net NHBA Kids Fishing Derbies, Family event. All family members welcome. Free to all kids up to 15. Goody Bags for all participants. Bring own rod/reels. Limited number of loaners available, Bait provided. Light lunch provided. Prizes awarded for heaviest catches. Experience not necessary. Assistance available.Register here.
September 10 Lake Orange 12-4pm Darrel Kennedy
540-672-3997
September 24 Curtis Lake, Stafford, VA 9am-3:30pm Denise Harrison,
VA DGIF Fredericksburg Office
540-899-4169
Kids/Youth 15 & under, free lunch, door prizes every hour, lifetime license raffle, loaner rods/reels available, various activities on scene.
October 8 Kids Fishing Day
Waid Recreation Park—Franklin County
9am –1 pm Marsha Cramblitt
540-483-9293
Kids under age 16
Lunch provided
Trophies Awarded
Bring bait and fishing gear