Freshwater Fishing Derby

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fishing at Turkey Swamp Park

The Park System is hosting its annual freshwater fishing derbies for beginners as well as experienced anglers.

No idea how to fish? No problem!  Our staff will provide FREE hands-on clinics from 12:30-1:30 p.m. each day 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.  Derby rules provided upon registration.  A container of worms included with each registration. 

Fishing pole rentals available on a first come, first served basis, limited equipment. 

Thank you to the following local businesses for donating prizes: 

Atlantic Bait & Tackle, Middletown
JCP Bait & Tackle, Belford
Julian’s Bait & Tackle, Atlantic Highlands
Tacklebox, Hazlet
Upfront Bait and Tackle, Keyport