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Easter Fishing Competition

🎣 Join Us for our Easter Fishing Competition at Derwent Waterside Park! 🎣

Are you ready to cast your line and reel in the big catch? Get ready for a great day of fishing at Derwent Waterside Park on the 13th of April! Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice enthusiast, this event promises fun for everyone.

Exciting Competitions Await:
Bait Fishing: Show off your skills in the classic art of bait fishing.
Fly Fishing: Take to the waters with finesse and style in the fly fishing competition.

Fantastic Prizes Up for Grabs:
Adult Competitions:
– 1st Place: £100 voucher
– 2nd Place: £50 voucher
– 3rd to 5th Place: Free day’s fishing

Child Competition:
– 1st to 3rd Place: £20 voucher
– 4th to 10th Place: £10 voucher

What You Need to Know:
– Participants must purchase a rod license for the day.
– Don’t forget to obtain your permit to fish on-site.

Get Hooked on the Fun:
This event isn’t just about the competition; it’s about enjoying a day surrounded by nature, bonding with fellow fishing enthusiasts, and creating unforgettable memories with family and friends.

Come Join Us for a Reel-y fun time at Derwent Waterside Park! 🌊🐟

Competition format and Rules

  • Fishing competition Derwent Reservoir – Saturday 13 April 2024.
  • Entry is free, however please note is only valid with an 8 fish or 5 fish catch and retain day permit.
  • Juniors under 17 are free to enter on the Adult permit. (shared catch limit applies)
  • All competitors must register at the shop first, online or shop permits accepted.
  • Registration for Adults and Juniors opens at the shop from 8am.
  • Comp times 9am till 4pm.
  • This is a single heaviest fish comp for each of the three categories so please weigh in as there are lots of prizes to be won.
  • Please note when you have dispatched your last fish you must stop fishing immediately and make your way to the weigh in.
  • First prize will go the heaviest fish then the next heaviest until all prizes are claimed.
  • Adult heaviest fish on fly, Adult heaviest fish any method and Junior heaviest fish any method.
  • The competition will be fished to usual fishery rules.
  • Tagged fish entry not included please pay at the shop.
  • Weigh in at the shop closes 4.45pm prompt.

Event Details



13 Apr



9.00 am - 4.00 pm



Derwent Waterside Park, DH8 9TT


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