Co-Sponsored by New Providence P.B.A. Local #132 and New Providence Recreation
Saturday, May 7 (Rain or Shine)
1 Roessner Place
Bring your rod, reel & bait and catch rainbow trout of varying sizes stocked in the pond at
Oakwood Park. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky fishermen/fisherwomen who catch one of
the 6 monstrous lunkers!
FIRST PRIZE generously donated by the PBA, is a $200 gift card! FIVE additional gift cards
of lesser amounts will be available as runner-up prizes to participants 15 years old and
under who catch one of the remaining 5 big fish!
Please note: During contest hours, fishing is restricted to children 15 years and under. Adults
without a license are welcome to accompany and assist their children but are not permitted to
cast their own line until after 11 AM.
At the conclusion of the derby, we invite anyone in the community with a fishing license to cast a
line for the remaining fish. There is a 6 fish limit per regulations of the NJ Division of Fish and
Wildlife. Fishermen between 16 and 69 years of age are required to have a fishing license with a
trout stamp which can be obtained at any sporting goods store. Additional information regarding
licenses is available on the NJ Division of Fish Wildlife website:
Fees to participate are $7.00/child. On-line registration will be available beginning April 1st on our
website at newprov.org/recreation or in person at the Recreation Department, 360 Elkwood
Avenue. You may also register in person the day of the derby.