51st Huck Finn Fishing Derby - August 16, 2014

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Event Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Event Time: 9:15 am - Noon
Check in begins at 8:00 am on the HB pier

Location: Lets Go Fishing at Huntington Beach Pier

Cost: Free
Registration begins March 4th online at www.HBsands.org or at any community center

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Phone: (714) 960-8884

Event Supervisor: Lets Go Fishing on the HB Pier (714) 960-1392 or Rob Frizzelle

Contact Email: RFrizzelle@surfcity-hb.org

Contact Website: HBsands.org

Event Description

This is a Free Event! The Community Services Department and Let’s Go Fishing at the Huntington Beach pier will host the annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby on the Huntington Beach Pier. Children ages 4 through 15 are invited to experience the fun of recreational fishing off the Huntington Beach pier with prizes given to both the largest and smallest fish caught and best dressed Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher participants.  The Huck Finn fishing derby begins at 9:15 am and will conclude at noon; check in begins at 8:00 am.  Bait will be provided to registered participants as well as a limited amount of loaner rods offered by CA Fish and Game. Register at any Community Center or online at www.HBsands.org. For additional information, please contact the City Gym and Pool at (714) 960-8884.

Fun Facts

  • This past year was the 50th annual Huck Finn Fishing Derby
  • All types of saltwater fish have been caught over the years including; sharks, stingrays, perch, croakers, sea bass, lizard fish, topsmelt, and sardines!
  • Sponsors for this event include; CA fish and Game, Newport Landing, Sports Chalet, Phil Freidman Outdoors, HB Fishing Club, Sea Cliff Albertsons, Surf City Store, and many more!!!
  • Face painting and arts and crafts provided by the Community Services Department and the Huntington Beach Art Center.

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