52nd Huck Finn Fishing Derby - August 15, 2015

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Event Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015

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

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Phone: (714) 960-8870

Event Supervisor: Molly Uemura

Contact Email: molly.uemura@surfcity-hb.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 the largest fish caught in each division and the best dressed Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher! 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 participants as well as a limited amount of loaner rods offered by CA Fish and Wildlife. For additional information, please contact Molly Uemura at (714) 960-8870.

Fun Facts


  • Prizes provided for the largest fish caught in each division and best dressed Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher!
  • 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 Wildlife, Newport Landing, Sports Chalet, Phil Freidman Outdoors, Sea Cliff Albertsons, Surf City Store, and many more!!!
  • Face painting provided by the Community Services Department.

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