Fishing derbies to be held at Shawnee National Forest

Fishing derbies to be held at Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest will host two kid’s fishing derbies for children age 5 to 15. (Source: KFVS)

GRAND TOWER, IL (KFVS) - Shawnee National Forest will host two kid's fishing derbies for children age 5 to 15.

They will be held on Saturday, May 19, and is a free event. Lunch is provided.

No fishing license is needed, and some bait will be provided. Prizes will be awarded.

The begins at 8 a.m. and fishing begins at 8:30 a.m. Adults must accompany the children.

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The event will be held rain or shine at:

The event will be held rain or shine at:

  • style="margin-right: 49.5pt;">Oakwood Bottoms Interpretive Site, Grand Tower, Illinois. For more info, contact the Mississippi Bluffs Ranger Station at 618-833-8576.
  • style="margin-right: 49.5pt;">Pennant Bar – Pond #4, Grantsburg, Illinois. For more info, contact the Hidden Springs Ranger Station at 618-658-2111

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