Kids go fish at annual Monroe derby

Jim Scolman

The Sky Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted its annual free fishing day for kids Sunday, April 23, at Lake Tye.

Children 12 and under fished for free in a netted area at the south end of the lake, located off Fryelands Boulevard on the west side of Monroe.

An adult fishing derby  with a $250 cash prize for the biggest fish and $500 bonus prize for anyone who caught a special tagged fish followed the kids derby.Photos by Jim Scolman: ‘Hello fishy,’ said 3-year-old Hannah Dubois of Monroe to the rainbow trout she caught at the annual Monroe Kids Fishing Derby on Sunday morning, April 23. The annual event sponsored by Trout Unlimited and others features drawings and prizes, lots of fish and bald eagles cruising overhead.


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