Things to do

Things to do

Fishing Derby 2020

Fishing Derby 2020 This year’s Fishing Derby offers participants the opportunity to receive a brand new fishing rod and participate in a video contest!  Fishing rods are FREE with registration, courtesy of Jax Outdoors, but quantities are limited so be sure to register soon!Enter a short 15 to 30 second video of the participant fishing or practicing fishing on the Lafayette Recreation Facebook page.  Videos must be uploaded by May 31 . Videos will be judged on the “Best Catch”.  The best catch doesn’t have to be a fish! Uploaded videos will be voted on from June 3-5, and the top three videos will receive prizes from Jax Outdoors.  Ages 5-15 are eligible for the video contest.
Lafayette Parks and Recreation will host the fishing rod curbside pick-up in front of the Bob Burger Recreation Center in the roundabout.


5/15 - 5/18

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Pick-Up Location

BBRC Roundabout, 111 W. Baseline Rd, Lafayette


Register Here: Desktop or Mobile

"Best Catch" Video Contest

  • To enter the "Best Catch" video contest participants must submit a 15-30 second video of themselves fishing or practicing fishing and showing us their "Best Catch"
  • Ages 5-15
  • The "Best Catch" does not have to be a fish, but certainly can be 
  • To submit your video entry "like" us on Facebook and upload your video under the comments of the Fishing Derby 2020 Facebook Event
  • All entries must be submitted by May 31, 2020, 11:59pm
  • Lafayette Recreation will choose the 10 best videos
  • The 10 videos will be voted on by our Facebook followers June 3-5
  • Top 3 videos will receive a prize from Jax Outdoors

Here are a couple tutorials to help you get ready to fish!

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