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Freshwater Fishing Derby

(all ages)

Take advantage of NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife's annual No-License-Required fishing weekend on June 20th & 21th. The Park System is hosting its third annual fishing derbies at Turkey Swamp Park and Manasquan Reservoir for beginners as well as experienced anglers. So, come out and get hooked on a new hobby! No idea how to fish? No problem! Our staff will provide FREE hands-on clinics to show you how to cast, how to rig and answer any questions you may have. Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in three different categories. See derby rules for more details. Pre-registration is suggested; walk-ins are welcomed. Cash and checks only on site. A container of worms included with each registration. Fishing poles are available for rent for a cost of $5 per pole.