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Kids Annual Fishing Contest

Approximately 400 people joined us for the 2017 Kids' Fishing Contest (280 kids fished). They ate about 700 hot dogs and drank about 500 bottles of water and/or soda!  Trophies were awarded in each age category. Download the PDF of the 2017 Kids Fishing Contest winners.

2017 Fishing Tournament Sponsors

Thank you to Fishing Tournament sponsors for providing prizes, trophies and refreshments!

  • Noodles & Company – 80th and Wadsworth
  • Tequileno – 64th Avenue
  • Yogurtland – 80th and Wadsworth
  • Qdoba – 64th Avenue
  • Rib City – 64th Avenue
  • Chuck E Cheese – 58th Avenue
  • Texas Roadhouse – 55th Avenue
  • Western Bowl – Ralston Road
  • Applebee’s – 52nd Avenue
  • White Fence Farm – Olde Wadsworth Blvd
  • Beau Jo’s Pizza – 53rd Avenue
  • Tea Garden – Ralston Road
  • Colorado Auto Wash – 64th Avenue
  • Jimmy John’s – 52nd Avenue
  • Walmart – 71st and Sheridan AND 64th Avenue
  • Costco – 52nd Avenue
  • Sam’s Club – 52nd Avenue
  • Bob Schroeder
  • Spyder Company
  • Care Animal Hospital

2018 Event Details TBA

Tournament Starts at 6 a.m.
Arvada Reservoir
18915 West 64th Parkway

This is a free event; pre-registration is NOT required. Simply register at the event. Door prizes immediately following award presentation; All Prize winners must be present to win.

Age Divisions:

  • 3 - 5 Years old
  • 6-8  Years old
  • 9 - 11 Years old  
  • 12 - 14 Years old

Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each division

Rules and Regulations:

  • Your largest fish must be weighed before 11:45 am.  Awards at Noon.
  • Fish will be weighed and measured once, and judge’s decision is final.
  • In case of a tie, the fish that was turned in first to be weighed and measured will win.
  • Boats are not allowed for the fishing contest, children must fish from the shore.
  • Lake will be closed to all public fishing and re-opened at 1:30 p.m.
  • No adults or guardians over age 14 are allowed to fish.


Parks Department 720-898-7400