The annual Casting for Kirby Youth Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, May 26, on Waterville Valley’s Corcoran Pond. Kids ages 15 and under are invited to test their fishing skills and luck to see who can catch the elusive Kirby. This year’s grand prize is a full kayak package that includes a full-size kayak, paddle, PFD, dry bag, kid’s t-shirt and water bottle.
Don’t worry if you don’t win the grand prize, there will be over $1,000 in prizes awarded in a variety of age groups and categories.
Event day registration opens at 8 a.m. and costs $10 per child. Ages 7 and under start fishing at 8:30 a.m. and ages 8-15 begin at 8:45 a.m. The awards ceremony will be held in the Town Square at 10:45 a.m.
Derby Day Fun
On Fishing Derby day, Saturday, May 26, there will be additional fun activities happening in Town Square, including face painting from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a balloon twister from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Curious George story hour from 10-11 a.m., and visits by Curious George and Bruce the Moose.