If you're looking for family fun this Sunday, check out the Chris Macarthy Memorial Fishing Derby.
This event is held at River Hill Pond in Mitchell Memorial Forest gives anglers of all ages the fun and excitement of fishing.
The Derby runs Sunday, July 8 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is funded by donations from the CAMC Memorial Fund in memory of avid angler, Chris Macarthy.
The pond is stocked with 250 pounds of channel catfish for the occasion. Youngsters ages 12 and under who catch one of 50 tagged fish will win a trophy and each child who catches any fish will receive a special certificate to commemorate their accomplishment.
Participants must bring their own equipment. Live bait will be available to purchase at the event.
A valid Hamilton County Park District Motor Vehicle Permit ($10.00 annual; $3.00 daily) is required to enter the park.
More information at greatparks.org/activities/fishing
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