The City of Pittsfield Conservation Commission and Lyon Aviation will sponsor a free fishing derby for youth Saturday, May 13 at Wild Acres (rain or shine).
Youth 14 and under are invited to attend the event which will be held 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Volunteer support at the derby will be provided by the Onota Fishing Club. Volunteers will assist with dressing fish, providing fishing tips and techniques, and baiting. Trophies will be awarded to those who catch the largest fish (length and weight). Bait will be provided, and a limited amount of fishing poles will be available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis to those who may need one.
Community members requiring accommodations for handicapped vehicle access are asked to contact 413-770-2766 to receive specific parking instructions.
Wild Acres is located off of South Mountain Road in Pittsfield. For more information, contact Becky Manship at 499-9370.