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Posted on: April 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2022 Kids Fishing Derby

Kids Fishing Derby

Pre-Registration: Pre-registration is APRIL  08, 2022-May  06, 2022   and  is  required   in   order to guarantee a t-shirt.  Registration  will   be  available  at  the  Seagoville   City  Hall,  Community Development Department  prior  to   May  6th.  On-site registration will be accepted on the morning of the event.  T-shirts are not guaranteed for on-site registrants.   The total number of participants will be limited to 150.

Entry Forms and Fees: The fishing derby is FREE to the public. Each   participant will be  required to complete a form and turn  it  in   prior  to  the   day  of  the  derby.  There will be an informal meeting shortly before fishing begins, to go over the rules.


Check In:  Check-in required to compete.


Tackle and Equipment: Tackle and Equipment is not provided by the City. Live or dead bait and artificial lures will be permitted. Each participant will be allowed to have and use one pole at a time. Please only use fishing poles or cane poles in this Derby, no nets or traps or any other method may be used.


It is illegal to use the following fishing methods in the City of Seagoville pond: trot- lines, jug lines, or throw-lines.


Fishing Location: Participants will only be allowed to fish off the bank. No boats, rafts or wading in the water.


Fishing Laws: This event  will  adhere   to  all  state  (Texas  Parks  &   Wildlife  Dept.) fishing  rules.   For TPWD rules go to  Fishing license or stamp is not required for this event.



  • Division winners
  • Biggest fish
  • Smallest  fish
  • Derby Champion

All fish must be weighed by a judge and recorded. Award ceremony immediately following the Derby. All judges decisions are final.


Prizes: Winners will be announced and posted on the City’s website on the Monday following the event.  Participants who are not present to accept their award

Can pick it up at the City Hall during business hours (M-F, 8:00 am-5:00 pm) located at 702 North Highway 175, Seagoville, TX 75159.

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