Petit Jean State Park to Host Kids’ Mountain Fishing Derby

Jun 11th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Sports

On June 14, 2014, Petit Jean State Park will host its annual Mountain Fishing Derby.  All kids, ages 15 and under, are invited to bring their own bait and tackle and participate in this free derby.  Awards will be given to the top anglers, and door prizes be given away.  Other activities of the day will include a casting contest for which awards will also be given.

Registration for the event will begin at 8:00 am at the Boathouse at Petit Jean State Park.  Bring your favorite fishing pole and bait, and be prepared to catch some fish!  Casting contests will begin at 9:00 am.  Weigh-in will be completed by about 12:00 pm.  After weigh-in, at approximately 12:15 pm, there will be an award ceremony and door prize giveaway.

For more information about this event, or other events at Petit Jean State Park, contact us at (501) 727-5441 or by email at