Join us for the second annual FoLAR Fish Derby – “Off Tha’ Hook”. Our event will take place on September 5th, which is one of the “Free” fishing days, as per U.S. Fish and Wildlife who govern fishing on the river, “Free” meaning, no license is needed on this day so it is open to all. Our event is a Catch & Release with an experienced angler contest ($50 Registration Fee – Limited Spots) and a No Cost Kids Fish where anglers teach kids stewardship of fishing. Anglers who stick around to help with the Kids Fish will have their registration fee discounted. Jim Burns, who runs the blog LA River Flyfishing and avid LA River angler will be on hand as a consultant. We will have Biologists at the event as well to weigh, measure and catalog every fish prior to releasing back into the LA River to serve as an addendum to our 2008 Fish Study. This event is also designed to promote Stewardship of Fishing on the Los Angeles River.
Press Conference 8:30am
Scheduled to appear, FoLAR Founder/President Lewis MacAdams
and members of local government
Catch & Release 9am-10am
Fishing Contest for the Experienced
Two categories: Weight & Rarest Species!
Family Fish 10am
Adult supervised children
Learn to fish with morning angler volunteers
Blue Ribbons given to registered child anglers
Since SB 1201 was introduced by Senator Kevin DeLeon & FoLAR there has been an increasing amount of anglers along the Los Angeles River and has resulted in wildlife injury. As FoLAR advocates for a Fishable River, we must now educate the hundreds of recent visits to the River by anglers young and old on what to do with their unwanted fishing lines. We urge you and thank you for being Good Stewards in the L.A. River Fishing Community visit this LINK to learn more about the FoLAR Fishing Line Recycling Program
Special thanks to our 2015 sponsors
Children are FREE and will be provided a “Loner” Rod & Reel courtesy of our second year sponsor the Los Angeles Rod & Reel Club. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your child for this event.