Ron Draper Kids Fishing Derby



The Ron Draper Kid's Fishing Derby is a free event

held at Reed City Lake on the first Saturday of June

All you need to bring is your own poles and bait. No minnows allowed! 


The Registration/Checkin will begin at 8:30 am and fishing will be from 9:00-10:00 am.      

At 9:00am we will signal the start of the fishing and at 10:00am we will signal the end of fishing. There will be an awards ceremony and refreshments following.  


The Ron Draper Fishing Derby has been postponed due to COVID 19 restrictions. 

We will post information if we are able to reschedule for 2020.

Fishing is allowed at Reed City Lake with a current HPD fishing permit and an Illinois Fishing License.  Register online for the fishing permit.  Once registration is received the permits will be mailed to you. 


Date:     Will not be held in June due to COVID 19 restrictions.

Time:     8:30am              Registration/Check in Begins

                9:00-10:00am  Fishing

Ages:     8 and under

                9-11 years

                12-15 years

Location:  Reed City Lake

Cost:     FREE


    For more information please contact 697-2929 and press 1 for the Rec Center

or stop by the our office at Hollis Recreation Center located at 1010 S Vine in Mapleton

during office hours of

Monday -Thursday  8 am - 8 pm; Friday 8 am - 4 pm and Saturday 8 am - 1 pm.  




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