Rep. Davis Hosts Fishing Derby

YORKVILLE- State Representative Jed Davis (R-Yorkville) is hosting his second annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Silver Springs State Park – Loon Lake, located at 13608 Fox Road in Yorkville. 

“As someone who has many fond memories of summer afternoons spent fishing with family, I am thrilled to offer my second annual Father’s Day weekend fishing derby this year!” said Rep. Davis. “This event is a perfect opportunity for families to spend time together while enjoying an incredible state park that we have right in our backyard!”

The first 50 kids to attend will receive free rods and reels, courtesy of the Future Anglers Foundation. Prizes will be awarded courtesy of Plano Molding. Illinois Conservation Police will be on-site to host informational sessions about ways to remain safe while fishing, along with assisting participants with baiting hooks and reels. No fishing license is required to participate. 

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