Press Release

Kid’s Ice Fishing Derby set for Feb 2 at Hyde Pond

Learn how to fish and take home a prize.

The 28th Annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, February 2 from 8:00 am till noon at Hyde Creek Pond near Salmon.

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The free event is for youth age 16 years and under. There will be big fish prizes for four age categories and tagged fish worth $25 if caught during the derby. Prizes will be handed out to all youth who register, but anglers must be present to collect prizes at noon.

Volunteers will be on hand to help drill holes and teach children how to fish, if needed. While some fishing gear and tackle will be available for loan, anglers with their own equipment are encouraged to bring it.

Hyde Creek Pond is located south of Salmon on the road to Sunset Heights. For more information, please call Jordan Messner at Idaho Fish and Game 756-2271.