As of Thursday, June 5, 2014
Arlington Fishing Derby, Oregon Free Fishing Day & Spring Walapalooza, June 7
The Annual Arlington Fishing Derby is held in conjunction with Oregon’s Free Fishing Day, is Saturday, June 7. Fishing is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with fisherman of all ages after the biggest fish. Prizes are awarded to the winner in each of the following categories: 4 years and under – 5-8 years – 9-12 years – 13-17 years and Adult. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The entry fee per fisherman is $3, with goody bags given out to the first 100 participants. All Oregon fishing regulations apply at this event. Bring the family and don’t forget your fishing pole and tackle. The Arlington Community Chamber of Commerce supplies life vests for use during the Fishing Derby. Fishing Derby winners and prizes will be presented during the Walapalooza.
Immediately following the Fishing Derby the Arlington Community Chamber hosts its Spring Walapalooza at the Earl Snell Park Gazebo. From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. all can enjoy scrumptious food brought to you by a local eatery. The Spring Walapalooza is a bi-annual event in the City of Arlington with the intention of keeping long-time residents and new folks in town informed on the activities and opportunities of our City. Information, in the form of brochures, handouts and conversation, is readily available to all. The Spring Walapalooza is open to everyone, not just the attendees of the Fishing Derby.