july, 2021

17july8:00am12:00pmFishing Derby8:00am - 12:00pm Wolf Lake Memorial ParkEvent Type :Annual Events

Event Details

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, & the Optimist Club of Hammond are pleased to announce the return of the Festival of the Lakes Fishing Derby at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2324 Calumet Avenue.

  • Entry fee: $1.00 (to support the Dowling Park Fish Stocking Program).
  • Children ages 15 and under will receive free fishing equipment (while supplies last).
  • A free kids fishing seminar will be held at 10:00am.

Trophies awarded for the largest catches in two age divisions: Under 12, and 12 & older. Trophies will be for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for largest bass, walleye, and panfish catch! Trophies will also be awarded for oldest and youngest angler at the derby.

No boats, please. Onshore fishing only. Fishing poles and live bait will be available.

Call 219-853-6378 for more information.





(Saturday) 8:00am - 12:00pm


Wolf Lake Memorial Park

2938 S Calumet Ave, Hammond, IN 46320