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Nevada Department of Wildlife sponsors Kids Carp Derby

The entire family can hook a good time at the Kids Carp Derby on July 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at the north shore of Little Washoe Lake. The Nevada Department of Wildlife along with Nevada State Parks are sponsoring the derby, and staff and volunteers will be available to teach the little ones how to drop a line.

Prizes will be awarded for the largest carp caught by children in different age categories. This clinic is designed for children and is free to all participants.  Categories will be separated by age. Additional sponsors of the event include Scheels, Cabela’s, and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

WHAT           Kid’s Carp Derby

WHEN Saturday, July 14, 2012, starting at 8 a.m. and ending at noon.

WHERE North beach of Little Washoe Lake. Look for the Dept. of Wildlife trailer.

SIGN-UPS Registration is required.  Register online at site address is   For more information call the Department of Wildlife at 688-1559.

AGES  Minimum 3 years of age. A parent or guardian must accompany all children under 16.

BRING Participants are requested to provide their own rods & tackle.  A limited number    of rods will be available to borrow by those who do not have their own
fishing equipment.

Note:  A fishing license is required for those 12 years of age and older.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety.   NDOW’s wildlife and habitat conservation efforts are primarily funded by sportsmen’s license and conservation fees and a Federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear.  Support wildlife and habitat conservation in Nevada by purchasing a hunting, fishing, or combination license.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter or visit us at

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