Visalia trots out the trout

Parks and Rec holds Winter Trout Derby this Saturday, Jan. 5 at Plaza Park Pond


VISALIA – The fish are jumping and ready for the annual Winter Trout Derby.

Presented by the Visalia Parks and Recreation Department, the annual event will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at Plaza Park Pond.

Children ages 15 and under are invited to compete for a catch of their own. Prizes go to the top three total stringer weights in each division. Divisions are split into two age groups, 3-7 years old and 8-15 years old. Participants need to bring their own fishing poles, bait, tackle and fish stringer.

Entry fee is $10 per child in advance or $12 the day of the event as space allows. This event typically sells out so be sure to register your child early. You can register online at or in person at the Anthony Community Center, 345 N. Jacob St. Call (559) 713-4365 for more information.

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