South Jersey Bass Club Association

2018 Kids Fishing Derbies & Information
(This page last updated: 10/22/2018)

These kids fishing derbies are listed as a service to South Jersey parents, grandparents & guardians who wish to get kids involved in fishing activities.  At many of these events, the hosts provide tackle & bait and sometimes rod/reel combos that can be borrowed for the day.  Some of these events require registering in advance.  Some of these events are only open to township residents.  Most events have age ranges.  The SJBCA is not responsible for errors in this list nor for any changes or cancellations made by the event hosts.

Date Day Location/Host Organization Times Cost More Details
4/7 Sat Birch Grove Park, Northfield
(Birch Grove Park, Northfield Municipal Alliance, Assoc of Surf Angling Clubs)
7-12 free City of Northfield
5/5 Sat Alcyon Lake, Pitman
(Pitman Police Department)
9-12 $5
5/5 Sat Greenwich Lake, Gibbstown
(STC Sports)
8:30-12:30 free STC Sports
5/6 Sun Mary Elmer Lake, Bridgeton
(Cumberland County Recreation)
8-1 free Cumberland County Calendar
5/?? Sat Patriot Lake, Galloway
(HOF-NOD, Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Galloway Twp)
8-1 free
5/12 Sat Haddon Lake, Haddon Heights
(Ike Foundation)
8-12 free
The Ike Foundation
6/2 Sat South Vineland Park, Vineland
(Vineland Police)
8-12 free
PAL Director Julio DeJesus 856-691-4111 ext.4396,
Juvenile Officer Dion Colvin - 856-691-4111 ext.4373,
6/9 Sat Corson Park, Millville
(HOF-NOD of Cumberland County)
9-12 free Contact: Joe Haase -
6/9 Sat Cedarville Lake, Cedarville (Lawrence Twp)
(HOF-NOD, Cumberland County Sheriff's Dept)
9- free Contact: Kevin Young -
6/9 Sat Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve

free Contact: Dena Danz & Steve Slusarski -
6/9 Sat Riverwinds, West Deptford (Catfish tournament)
(HOF-NOD, Gloucester Township)
7- free HOF-NOD of Gloucester Twp
6/9 Sat Lake Lenape, Mays Landing

free Contact: Adam Erskine -
6/?? Sat Glen Lake, Woodbury Heights
(Woodbury Hts Lake Assoc, Kickin Bass Fishing Club, Woodbury Hts Police Dept.)
8:30-12 free
8/18 Sat Salem County Sportsmens Club, Carneys Point
(SJ Bass Club Assoc)
8-2 free
Advanced registration required. Registration begins on July 1
9/8 Sat Wilson Lake (Scotland Run), Clayton
8:30-11:30 free Contact:  856-251-6710
9/15 Sat Sylvan Lake, Burlington
(Burlington City/Burlington Twp)
8-12 free Burlington's Kids Fishing Derby
9/29 Sat South Vineland Park, Vineland
(Adrian Avena)
9-12 $7
Adrian Avena Fishing
(ages 15 & younger)
10/20 Sat Oak Pond, Winslow Twp.
(Winslow Police Dept, SJ Hook This Bass Club)
11-2 free Winslow Township

NJ Fish & Wildlife HOF-NOD Youth Fishing Challenge
(Participating events throughout the State)

HOF-NOD Youth Challenge

Note:  Anyone interested in entering one of these events is advised to confirm the date, location and times of the event with the host organization in advance.  There are occasions when host organizations change the arrangements for their events or cancel the events all together.

Sandpiper Motel 6/15
1600 Ocean Avenue, North Wildwood
Vineland Roofing 6/15
For all your commercial roofing needs.

Pitman Auto 6/16
315 N. Broadway, Pitman, NJ 08071

Franzwas 6/16
2134 S.Second St., Millville, NJ 08332
Quick Towing
877 N Pearl St.,Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Batteries 3/19

1215 Route 73,
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

101 Allied Parkway, Sicklerville, NJ 08081

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