MONROE – The annual Monroe Township Fishing Derby is June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at Thompson Park.

The event is open only to Monroe residents. Participants are grouped by age for the derby as follows:

  • Division A: Adults
  • Division B: Preschool to age 4 years
  • Division C: Ages 5 to 7 years
  • Division D: Ages 8 to 9 years
  • Division E: Ages 10-11 years
  • Division F: Ages 12-13 years
  • Division G: Ages 14-18 years

Children under 13-years-old must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring their own fishing pole, but hooks, bobbers and worms will be supplied. Hot dogs and refreshments available after the derby.

Register online or at the community center.

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