The 16th Annual Uxbridge “Huck Finn” Youth Fishing day takes place Saturday, April 21st ...

Everyone is invited to participate in a fun-filled day of fishing. Elgin Pond will be the home of hundreds of Brook Trout just waiting to be caught by participants 15 years of age and under. The kick-off for the event will be a Huck Finn parade which starts at Elgin Park at 9:15 a.m. 

Prizes awarded for the best Huck Finn costumes and/or decorated bikes and wagons! Parade participants will be entitled to a V.I.P. fishing area after the parade.

Registered youth will receive a loot bag, refreshments and are guaranteed a fun filled day of fishing. Bring your equipment… bait is provided to all registered participants! To register pick up your ribbon ahead of time at Uxpool, the Uxbridge Legion, Presents, Presents, Blue Heron Books and Canadian Tire. They are also available at the Pond on the day of the event. The Pickering Rod and Gun Club is pleased to lend fishing gear to anyone 15 and under. Prizes are available for catching specially tagged fish or the largest fish.

The event, sponsored by Canadian Tire, is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Township of Uxbridge, the Royal Canadian Legion, the Optimist Club, the Pickering Rod and Gun Club, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) Zone “G”, the Uxbridge B.I.A. and last but not least the Durham Region Police.

For further information contact Pat Higgins at (905) 852-3315 or Amanda Ferraro at (905) 852-7831.