5 THINGS TO KNOW: How children can participate in a fishing derby at Dow Lake

May 17—Organizers of an annual fishing derby at Dow Lake give information on this year's event being held Saturday.

1 When is the fishing derby?

The 7th annual Dow Lake Kids Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children under the age of 12 are welcome to participate.

2 When does registration start?

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Dow Lake boat ramp area. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

3 Will equipment be provided?

No, participants must bring their own fishing equipment, chairs, and drinks.

4 Will there be food?

A lunch of hot dogs and water will be provided.

5 Are there prizes?

Yes. Prizes and drawings will be awarded.

—Derrick James