CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Rod and Gun Club will sponsor the annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Chester Reservoir. Children up to the age of 12 may participate in the event, and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The reservoir will be stocked with trout shortly before the event. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky anglers that catch the first fish, the longest fish, the last fish, and the first to catch their limit of five fish.
The children’s fishing program is hosted each year with the cooperation and assistance of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. For additional information, please contact George Wilson at 802-236-1746.