Fishing Derby


National Hunting and Fishing Day Annual Fishing Derby is FREE TO ALL KIDS!


Bait will be provided.  Poles are available for those who are without.

WHEN: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 9am to 1pm

WHERE: The Lower Pool Park below Buford Dam, click here for directions

WHO: All kids age 15 and under, must be accompanied by an adult



Life Jackets Recommended

This event is hosted by the Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club, Cumming Kiwanis Club,  The Georgia Wildlife Resource Division, Upper Chattahoochee Chapter Trout Unlimited, US Army Corp of Engineers, Hammond’s Fishing Center, and National Wild Turkey Federation.

The Buford Trout Hatchery will stock over 2,500 Rainbow Trout at the Dam on the morning of the event.

– Fly Tying

– Fishing Demonstrations

– Volunteers assist with baiting hooks and removing fish

– JAKE’S Take Aim Trailer with instructional shooting for kids

– Hot Dogs, Drinks and Snacks provided at No Charge

Click here for more details.