Family Fishing Derby
Thank you to all who participated in the 2016 BTPD Family Fishing Derby!
The Willowhaven Park will be undergoing some bank and wetland improvements in 2017. Due to these improvements, we will postponing the Family fishing derby to June of 2018. We apologize for the inconvience and hope you will stop out and see some of these exciting changes that are coming in 2017!
- Age(s): All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult
- Date(s): TBA- 2018
- Time(s): TBA
- Location: Whispering Willows Park, 1451 N. 4000 E Road Kankakee, IL 60901
- Fee: TBA
- Catch and Release Fishing only
- Fishermen/women must provide their own gear and bait.
- Bank and pier fishing only (no boats please).
- All participants must pick up after themselves; trash must be disposed of in appropriate containers.
- No alcohol allowed in the park.
- All catches must be recorded by event staff to count toward prizes. A checking station will be located outside of the nature center and event staff will regularly check catches caught around the Willowhaven Pond.
- Fish must be caught on site to count toward prizes.
- An air horn will signal the start and stop of the event.
- Biggest fish caught will be awarded the Fishing Derby Trophy.
For more details on the Family Fishing Derby please contact Nicole Jenkins at (815) 933-9905 ext 472.