When: Saturday, May 17, 2025  12:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Where: Remington Pond at Remington Park

The annual youth fishing derby sponsored by DPW-Natural Resources Branch is held the Saturday before Memorial Day weekend at Remington Park. The derby is open to children 3 - 18 years of age. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Cranberry Lake pavilion near the playground. There is no charge for the event. Fish are brought to the pavilion to be measured and released (buckets are provided). Trout may be kept and brought home. All fish must be caught in Remington Pond from shore. Final measuring takes place at 3:45 p.m. and an awards presentation takes place at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Prizes are awarded for the longest and most fish caught in each of three age categories.  

Prizes are provided by the AAFES Fort Drum Post Exchange.

A New York State fishing license is not required for anyone to fish on Remington Pond during the time of the event.


Results from the 2024 fishing derby.