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Teach a kid to fish … and she’ll win prizes!

  • Lake Jacomo South Boat Dock 9201 Beach Road Lee's Summit, MO 64081 (map)
Jackson County Lee's Summit Kids Fishing Derby

Jackson County’s Annual Kids Fishing Derby is free.

This free family event is open to kids ages 2 to 15 (all must be accompanied by an adult). It includes a casting clinic, prizes for every fish caught and awards for the biggest catches. Every child who registers gets a free rod and reel compliments of Pure Fishing. Participants need to bring their own fishing pole, bait and bucket to hold their catch.

Head to the Lake Jacomo south boat dock near Colbern and Beach roads.

  • Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • The derby is 9-11 a.m.

  • The awards ceremony is at 11 a.m.