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2017 Kids Fishing Derby

2017 Kids Fishing Derby

10th Annual Kids Fishing Derby
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Registration ends at 3:00pm today!

Join us for the 10th annual Kids Fishing Derby. Each year children experience a relaxing and successful day catching their first fish at Laguna Lake.  Bring your own gear or borrow gear from the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW).  Borrowing gear is contingent on going through the DFW fishing learning stations the morning of the event.

Register early to guarantee your spot. To register online click here.  Only children 3 to 15 are allowed to fish during these hours. This event will sell out. (Date subject to change due to inclement weather.)

Click here for the event waiver.

Laguna Lake

Located at 3120 Lakeview Dr. (just east of Euclid St.) in northern Fullerton. Park in one of the two lots or in the equestrian dirt parking lot.

Fishing Derby Map

Schedule of Events

  • 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 – Registration & DFW Learning Stations
  • 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Fishing Derby

Registration - Now open to the public.

  • Free (Register early to guarantee a spot)
  • Space is limited to 750 persons, and early registration is recommended.  
  • Register Online or by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 738-6575.
  • Parents of children requiring special accommodations to participate in the event are asked to notify the department staff at the time of registration.

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers for the day of the event. If interested please call the Event Specialist at (714) 738-3338.


Interested in supporting this free event, please contact the Event Specialist at (714) 738-3338.

 Thank you to our Sponsors:





Jones and Mayer      Fisherman's Access     Landmark Plaza    Majestic Healing Spa

Laguna Lake is located at 3120 Lakeview Dr. (just east of Euclid St.) in northern Fullerton. 

Fishing Derby Map

For more information on the Fishing Derby, please contact the Event Specialist at (714) 738-6575.