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973-543-7152 • 2 West Main Street • Mendham, NJ 07945

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11th Annual Joint Fishing Contest

Release Date: March 29, 2018

               The Mendham Police 

   Fishing Derby


The Mendham Borough and Mendham Township Police Departments are hosting the 11th Annual Joint Fishing Contest for kids. This event is open to any child under 16 years old.

The Fishing Contest will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Mud Hole on Mountain Avenue in Mendham Borough (rain or shine).

The Mud Hole will be stocked.

There will be free, hot dogs, potato chips, soda, water, coffee, donuts and ice cream truck.

There will be prizes and trophies for 1st to 5th place.

Contestants are only asked to bring a fishing pole and bait.

Please come and join us for the fun and fishing!


Contest Rules

1.  Fishing contest is open to any child under 16 years old! State law requires anyone between the ages of 16-69 must have a fishing license. For exemptions, see state fishing regulations.

2.  Contestants must sign in before fishing (There is no fee)!

3.  No lures or three prong hooks. If caught using a lure or three prong hook you will be asked to leave (this is done to prevent injuries).

4.  Each fishing person may keep up to 6 trout (This is a State law).

5.  Every trout kept must be at least 9 inches long (This is a State law).

6.  Winners will be determined by the Mendham Police.  We will base our decision on the following factors: Length of fish, weight of fish, type of fish, and age of the contestant. Our decision is final!