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Posted on: May 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Get a kid hooked on fishing!  The Camden County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023. From 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., children 16 years and under are invited to participate in this year’s event at the SR-110 landfill in Woodbine. 

Utilizing a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program that stocks this pond, and others throughout the state, to encourage children to fish, the Kids Fishing Derby is in its 29th year. Camden County landfills have abundant wildlife, including bald eagles and other animals. 

Participants need to bring fishing poles and chairs. Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish, heaviest fish, and youngest fisher. Fish will be measured from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and the awards will be presented at 11:00 a.m. The Solid Waste Authority, along with sponsors Georgia DNR, Folkston Auto Supply, and Yancey Brothers, will provide hot dogs, drinks, and bait. Please call 912-729-4099 for more information.

The SR-110 Landfill is located on Georgia Highway 110 in extreme southwest Camden County, approximately 2.75 miles from the intersection of Georgia Highway 40 and Georgia Highway 110.

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