Kid's Fishing Derby

The Canyon Lake Bassmasters Club is hosting the 33rd annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, September 7 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Harbor Park. This event is for children's ages 5 to 15. Fishing may be done anywhere on the lake. As part of the annual event, each participant will automatically receive one ticket for a special prize drawing that includes bicycles and many other prizes. A complimentary hot dog lunch, award presentation and prize drawings will follow weigh-in.


Registration will take place at Holiday Harbor Park from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Parents must register and sign a consent form in order for their child to participate in the Fishing Derby. Worms will be provided at registration while supplies last.


  • Registration: 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Fishing Time: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. (children must be accompanied by a responsible adult)
  • Fish weigh-in: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (participants must be in weigh-in line no later than 12 p.m.
  • Food Served: 12 p.m.
  • Awards and Prize Drawing: 1 p.m.


Trophies will be awarded in three different age groups, five to seven, eight to 11 and 12 to 15, plus one for Big Fish in each species and Big Fish for a boy and a girl.