Fishing Derby 2023

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Fishing Contests

Join The Sunset Optimist Club of Blue Springs and Lake Lotawana Optimist Club along with Blue Springs Parks & Recreation for the 32nd annual Free Blue Springs Fishing Derby for children ages 5 -14. The lake will be freshly stocked just for this event, so bring your fishing pole and bait! There will be winners for largest fish in each category and a casting contest. All participants receive a goody bag, hot dog, chips and drink.

Event Details


  • FREE to ages 5 - 14.


  • Saturday, May 13


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

How to Register

  • Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Event starts at 9 a.m.
  • Rotary Park, Shelter 1
  • Event is free, however participants must register day of the event with the Optimist Club to participate.
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