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Memorial fishing derby is March 17

Marion County Park and Lake will host the fifth annual John Waner Memorial Fishing Derby, 7 to 11 a.m. March 17 at the heated fishing dock.

The derby will have two trophy categories, each with a $100 cash prize: largest crappie by weight and most inches caught. After competition, there will be an awards ceremony and lunch at noon at the lake hall.

Registration costs $15 per person and is limited to the first 35 contestants. Entrants can register in advance at the lake office or beginning at 6 a.m. the day of the derby. All proceeds go toward improvements for the heated dock.

For complete rules or other information, contact the lake office at (620) 382-3240.

Last modified March 1, 2012