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Free fishing event for kids at Post Falls

An angler nets a rainbow trout. (Rich Landers)
An angler nets a rainbow trout. (Rich Landers)

FISHING -- A "Just for Kids Fishing Derby" for kids ages 5-14 is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 14 at Falls Park, 305 W. 4th Ave. in Post Falls. 

Awards will be given for fun competitions. Participants should bring their own fishing rod and gear, although a limited amount of fishing gear will bee available for check out.

The fishing pond at Falls Park is dedicated for youth and handicapped individuals and stocked with small game fish by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

This is a free event, but pre-registration is encouraged. Call Post Falls Parks & Recreation Department.  (208) 773-0539.

On-site Registration will be open 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

  • NOTE: June 14 is Free Fishing Day in Idaho. No license is required for youths or adults, residents or nonresidents, to fish in most lake and streams. All other regulations apply.



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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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