Those looking to get the kids hooked on fishing can attend two kids’ fishing derbies June 9 at Cama Beach State Park on Camano Island and Lake Sylvia State Park in Montesano.
The derbies free for children ages 15 and under. Anglers must take along their own equipment. A Discover Pass isn’t required to attend these events.
The Cama Beach kids’ fishing derby is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins with the program, “How to fish in saltwater,” which teaches beginning anglers fishing basics. Limited fishing gear will be available for purchase. Rowboat rentals are $20 during the event. To register or more information, visit the 2012 fishing derby website.
The Lake Sylvia kids’ fishing derby is 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the park kitchen shelter. Anglers may participate in a pancake breakfast for $3 or begin fishing after arriving. for details, call 360-249-3621.