Fishing Derby


The North Aurora Days Fishing Derby is an opportunity for kids to have fun and catch some fish.

The Annual Fishing Derby will be held at Willow Lake, north of Oak Street off of North Juniper Drive on Saturday, August 3rd 9:00 am – 10:30 am.  Lake access is off of Juniper Drive or Dogwood Drive. Due to the access routes, it is recommended that attendees do not park on either Juniper Drive or Dogwood Drive.

  • Onsite registration opens at 8:00 am
  • Event starts at 9:00 am and ends at 10:30 am
  • Event is free and open to all children age 15 and under.
  • Prizes to be awarded in each age category.
  • Save time and pre-register for the event. (Walk up always welcome)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please bring your own fishing poles and bait.
  • One Pole Per participant.
  • No fishing license required for ages 15 and under.
  • Participant must cast, catch and land the fish to qualify for derby.
  • Parking locations recommended are along Magnolia Drive or Acorn Drive.

Event coordinator: Chris Sparks


Fishing Derby Registration opens – 6/1/2019

Fishing Derby Registration


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