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Local kids learn to fish at free fishing derby in Fountain

Posted at 4:53 PM, May 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-11 18:53:04-04

FOUNTAIN – Local kids had a fun chance to learn to fish Saturday at Willow Springs Pond in Fountain.

The free fishing derby for kids ages 5 to 15 included demonstrations, prizes and a hotdog lunch.

Participants were asked to bring a rod, reel, and bait, but plenty of folks were on hand to help.

Officials from El Paso County Parks said along with spending time at a local park, the event brings families together for a fun outdoor experience.