Annual July 4th Kids Fishing Derby will be held at Frantz Lake.

The annual July 4th Kids Fishing Derby will be held at Frantz Lake. This free event, for kids 13 and younger, is sponsored by Trout Unlimited and Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Registration begins at Frantz Lake at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4th, followed by fishing from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. All contestants will receive a derby souvenir.

Special prizes will be awarded for: * First fish caught by a boy and by a girl. * Longest fish caught by a boy and by a girl. * Youngest child to catch a fish. * Contestant who traveled the farthest to participate.

Kids should bring their own fishing gear, water, and sunscreen. At 11 a.m., a free hot dog lunch will be served to contestants and their families. Parking is available near the lake. Frantz Lake is located just outside Salida on CR 160 just beyond the golf course. For further information, go to www.collegiatepeaksanglerstu.org.

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