Joe Scholtz Memorial Fishing Derby in St. Louis

This Saturday, June 9th, is the Joe Scholtz Memorial Fishing Derby in St. Louis. No fishing license is required.  Fishing rods are available for use.   Call 576-0700 or 576-0710 to preregister.  Or you can register at Leppien Park Saturday morning.  The Derby runs from 9 a.m. to noon.   At noon, a free hotdog lunch is served.  Prizes are awarded for the most fish and the heaviest fish in many age categories.  This recreational event celebrates the Pine River, which the community is trying to reclaim from past pollution!.