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April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am


The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 Youth Fishing Derby from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Bright Lake in Old Settlers Park. The event is free but pre-registration is strongly encouraged and participants must check in before fishing. Participants must be checked in by 9 a.m. to receive a t-shirt, fried fish and french fries and be eligible for awards. Winners must be present to claim awards. For ages 3-12 years and all children must be  accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Participants will need to provide all of their own equipment, including bait and only one pole per child will be allowed. Bright Lake is home to bass, catfish and sunfish, so prepare accordingly. Size 6-8 is a good all-round hook size.

There will also be demonstrations and other activities.

Schedule of Events

  • 6:45 to 9 a.m.: Check In/Late Registration
  • 7 to 11 a.m.: Fishing
  • 7 to 11 a.m.: Activities
  • 10 a.m. Fried fish and french fries for wrist banded participants.

Prizes will be awarded in each division.  Awards immediately following result tabulation at conclusion of fishing.


Register online now at the links below:


April 14, 2018
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
REGISTER NOW Perch Division (3-5 Years) REGISTER NOW Snapper Division (6-9 Years) REGISTER NOW Redfish Division (10-12 Years)
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