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Meijer Shoreline Fishing Derby

June 19 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bring the whole family out to Independence Dam State Park for a morning of fishing and fun! Registration begins at 7:00am at the 1st Shelter House (CCC). Fishing begins @ 9am and ends at 12noon.

Fishing licenses are NOT needed on the special weekend by order of ODNR.

Please bring cash.

Age Groups for guys and gals and cost:
10 years and under: Free
11 years thru 16: $5
17 years thru 64: $10
65 years & older: Free

Prizes for each age group:
Greatest Number of Fish
Heaviest Fish
Tiniest Fish Caught with Hook (not minnow)

Masks are required in Shelter House. We will follow Covid requirements.
Refreshments and gift baskets available to purchase.
Sponsored by Meijer and Friends of Independence Dam State Park.


June 19
7:00 am - 12:00 pm


Independence Dam State Park
27722 Ohio 424
Defiance, OH 43512 United States
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