Freshwater Fishing Derby

Thank you for a great event!
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fishing at Turkey Swamp Park

The Park System is hosting its annual fishing derbies for beginners as well as experienced anglers.
This is a fantastic opportunity to 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 and rig as well as answer any questions you may have.
Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in three different categories. See derby rules, provided upon registration, for more details. A container of worms included with each registration.
Fishing poles will be available for rent for a cost of $5 per pole. Rentals are on a first come, first serve basis; limited equipment availability.
Pre-registration is recommended. Limited space available. Cash and checks only will be accepted for on-site, day of registration.
Fishing pole rentals available on a first come, first served basis, limited equipment. 

Thank you to the following for their donations!

Up Front Bait and Tackle of Keyport
Tackle Box of Hazlet
Keyport Marine Basin, INC, of Keyport
Tak Waterman of Long Branch
Fisherman's Den South of Belmar
Julian's Bait and Tackle of Atlantic Highlands
JCP Bait Shop of Belford