Fishing Derby

Fishing Contests

Join The Sunset Optimist Club of Blue Springs and Lake Lotawana Optimist Club along with Blue Springs Parks and Recreation for the 28th annual Free Blue Springs Fishing Derby for children ages 5 -14. The lake will be freshly stocked just for this event! 

Events include casting contests and largest fish caught in each category. Winners from each age division receive great prizes. Bring a fishing pole and bait. Those participating will enjoy a free hot dog, chips and a drink!

Event Details


  • FREE to ages 5 - 14.


  • Saturday, May 12, 2018


  • Rotary Park
    600 NW Vesper Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64014

How to Register

  • Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Event starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • Rotary Park, Shelter 1
  • Event is free, however must register to participate
2017 Fishing Derby 1