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Fishing Derby



32nd Annual Fishing Derby

Deer Lake Scout Reservation

101 Paper Mill Rd., Killingworth, CT


Two dates to choose from:

April 7 & April 14, 2018



Scouts only fish from 8 am - 11 am.  Adults fish from 11 am - 1 pm.


The $18 registration for the morning of fishing with a two trout limit includes pancake breakfast and event patch.  If you would like to attend and enjoy breakfast but will not be fishing, the cost is $5.


Camping reservations must be made separately, at an additional charge, using the online facility reservation system.


Deadline for registration:  March 30

Registration limited to 650 participants.

This event is held rain or shine (or snow!).

No refunds.


Flyer/Information/Registration Form - Fishing Derby


For online registration, click here (online registration for April 14 will be available until March 30 and then again Monday, April 3-Tuesday, April 4)



Additional Information available soon:

Welcome Letter

Fishing Derby Regulations


Additional opportunities for Boy Scouts:  Classes for Fly Fishing merit badge and Fishing merit badge

Separate registration required, online registration not available


Information/Registration Form:  Fly Fishing Merit Badge Weekend, April 6-8, 2018

Information/Registration FormFishing Merit Badge Weekend, April 13-14, 2018