Monday Feb 08

Fishing Derby


The 2016 Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Lake Estes in Estes Park, Colorado

 The Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), in conjunction with the Colorado Division of Wildlife,
sponsors an annual Fishing Derby to benefit EVRPD youth programs.

June 4 & 5, 2016, are “free fishing” days in the State of Colorado.
Colorado State fishing licenses are not required on these two days.

  • The Fishing Derby is open to all ages.
  • The Fishing Derby runs from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon
  • Registration begins at 6:30 A.M. at the Lake Estes Marina Store, 1770 Big Thompson Avenue (on Hwy. 34).
  • Pre-registration fee is $3.00.
  • Registration fee is $4.00 on the day of the Fishing Derby.
  • The $5.00 day-use fee for vehicles at Lake Estes is waived on Derby Day.
  • Prizes, many of which are donated by local merchants, are given to a male & female in each age group for the “Largest Fish”. (Age groups are 9 & under; 10-15; 16-59; and 60 & over.)

Download 2016 Fishing Derby Registration Form

2016 Fishing Derby Information Sheet

For more information about the Fishing Derby, contact the Lake Estes Marina:


1770 Big Thompson Avenue           (970) 586-2011 (phone)
(PO Box 1379)      (970) 586-3129 (fax)
Estes Park, CO 80517      This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Come to Estes Park for a great day of fishing and fun!

Printable Map of EVRPD Facility Locations