Kids' fishing derby, August 5

Jul 12, 2017

The Dartmouth Knights of Columbus will host its annual fishing derby on Saturday, August 5 at 7 a.m.

The three-hour competition — titled "Get Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs" — is open to kids ages six through 16. Bait will be provided.

The rain date will be Saturday, August 12.

The event will be held at Mello's Pond, located one mile west of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Old Westport Road. The entrance is on the left. Proceed slowly down the dirt lane to the very end.

RSVP by August 2. Contact either Ed Viveiros (; 508-673-6710) or Bob Peckham (; 508-965-9730).

The event is held in memory of Lt. Ken Cotta, who started the fishing derby 28 years ago.

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