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Vergennes Junior Fishing Derby

June 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2015 @ 11:00 am

The Vergennes Junior Fishing Derby is a 3-day event packed with learning activities, boat rides, music, food and — of course — lots of fishing. It is sponsored by the City of Vergennes, and it is free for kids ages 3-15.

The 2015 Derby will take place Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28 at the Vergennes Falls Basin.

  • FRIDAY: Fishing from 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Karaoke dance party from  6:30-8 p.m.
  • SATURDAY:  Fishing from 5 a.m-9 p.m., plus educational activities such as Lure Taping, a Let’s Go Fishing Seminar,  boat rides and fishing on a Cloud Nine Charters fishing boat. There will be a free barbecue at 1 p.m., and local band Twist of Fate will play music from 8-9 p.m.
  • SUNDAY: Fishing from 5 a.m.-10 a.m., followed by cleanup until 11 a.m.  An awards ceremony and ice cream party will be held at the Vergennes American Legion, 100 Armory Lane, at 1:30 p.m.
  • ONGOING: Special prizes and giveaways at the Basin. George from Big River Bait and Tackle will be able to take care of all of your angling needs.


June 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am
June 28, 2015 @ 11:00 am


Vergennes Falls Basin
Vergennes, VT 05491 United States + Google Map