Norco Fishing Derby Event Details for Saturday April 15th

Fishing Derby Event details for Saturday April 15th

  • Derby is run between 8 AM-1 PM
  • Prizes announced at 12N
  • Adults – $5 fee, kids – free
  • Breakfast and lunch available for nominal fee.  Breakfast sandwiches, hotdogs, burgers, soft drinks
  • One rod per person max ; 3 fish per person max ; no MA fishing license required
  • Given the expected number of people, suggested style of fishing is bait and spin-casting; elbow room for fly-fishing is unlikely
  • What you catch, you keep ; no catch and release ; know your trout species, see the picture below
  • If parking is full around the pond/rifle&pistol range , parking at the trap& skeet range or at the club-house….be prepared to walk and carry your gear and catch
  • Bring a small cooler of ice for your catch to take it home fresh and ready for the frying pan
  • Once the derby is over, everyone may continue to fish for the rest of the day — given you have not reached your 3 fish maximum catch for the day
  • Fishing is open to members only after April 15th, adhering to a 3 max catch per person per day and the pond rules for no catch and release, certain baits not to use


[picture of 3 trout removed]

A previous year derby prize winner