We are sorry, but unfortunately we had to postpone this event. We are acting on a recent recommendation from the Governor’s Task Force on coronavirus, in order to lessen the possibility of the virus spreading. That recommendation indicated that we should not hold events that would attract more than 100 people. We will re-evaluate the situation in two weeks to see if a new date for the event is possible. We will notify the public via our social media outlets once a decision has been made.
We are sorry, but unfortunately we are canceling this year’s Fishing Derby that was to be held on Saturday, March 28. We are acting on a recent recommendation from the Governor’s Task Force on coronavirus, in order to lessen the possibility of the virus spreading. That recommendation indicated that we should not hold events that would attracting large groups.
A hook, line and sinker is all you need to have fun at the annual St. George Fishing Derby. The free Derby is hosted at the Tawa Ponds from 8am-2pm. Children, 12 & under, are invited to the experience the chance to catch a big one at the Tawa Ponds. Fishing poles and bait will be available at no cost for children who do not own their own poles. Participants and spectators are encouraged to bring a cooler for caught fish and a chair for seating.
Throughout the Derby, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will be conducting brief fishing etiquette and donated prizes will be given out to participating children. The goal of the Derby sponsors is to ensure that all area children have the opportunity to experience the simple joy of fishing.
The Derby is co-sponsored by the Southern Utah Anglers, Dixie Wildlife Federation, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Hurst’s Hardware, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Cal Ranch, SCI members and the City of St. George.
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