Valpo Parks Will Host Fishing Derby Jan. 25

ice-fishing-derby-2014-previewFriends of Fishing and Valpo Parks host will host an Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, January 25 at Rogers-Lakewood Park. Fishing enthusiasts of all ages can come out and cast their lines to catch the longest fish through the ice on the Rogers-Lakewood waters.

Categories in youth and adult divisions include Bass, Crappie, Panfish and Walleye. The price per entry is $10 for pre-registered adults and $5 for pre-registered youth under age 17. Derby day registration is $15.00 per adult and $7 per youth under age 17. Register by phone at 219-462-5144, online at, or in person at Valpo Parks office at 3210 N Campbell in Valparaiso. The proceeds raised from the derby will benefit the fund for a new boat ramp at Loomis Lake.