The Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral is sponsoring its 31st Annual Free Fishing Derby for boys and girls ages 5-15 Saturday, March 30, from 8:30-11 a.m., at the Cape Coral Yacht Club pier. No advance registration is necessary but the derby is limited to the first 300 kids. Come to the pier and check in at 8:30 a.m.
All participants will receive their own rod, reel and bait. Trophies will be awarded to the boy and girl with the biggest fish, smallest fish, most fish and the one with the most unusual catch.
A variety of door prizes will be given away at the end of the event. The grand prize will be a $400 half day fishing charter with Captain Russ Walker. (See Tidewalkerchar-ters.com) You must be present to win. The Kiwanis Club urges parents to attend and younger participants must be accompanied by an adult.
This annual event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club in hopes of getting more children involved in fishing, a hobby that lasts a lifetime.
For additional information, contact Pam Woodruff at 239-848-8844.