Registration is underway for the Boysen State Park Youth Fishing Derby scheduled for July 12 and held in conjunction with the Boysen Lake Marina, Shoshoni Recreation District and Lip Rippers. This event is part State Parks' Wyoming Kids eXtreme program designed to connect children with the outdoors.
Open to kids 13 years of age and younger, participants can obtain a registration form from Boysen State Park, 307-876-2796, the Shoshoni Recreation District, 307-876-2663 , Boysen Lake Marina, 307-876-2772 or Lip Rippers, 307-876-2345. Pre-registration is required. The Day Use Fee is waived for all entrants.
Entrants can get a free fishing pole at Lip Rippers or Boysen Lake Marina the morning of July 12. The event begins at the reservoir at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at the Boysen Lake Marina at 5 p.m. Free food and drinks will also be provided.
Sponsors of the event in addition to the entities listed above are North Platte Walleye Unlimited, Canyon Taxidermy, Clarks Meat House, CR Construction, Devon Energy, Lucky Five, Encana B&K Shoreline, Pepsi, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Shoshoni Chamber of Commerce, Hi-Energy and more.
For more information, please call Boysen State Park at 307-876-2796 or the Shoshoni Recreation District at 307-876-2663.