LUNKERS LURKING FOR ANGLERS AT DERBY EVENT AT APOLLO PARK SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY.Byline: Daily News
LANCASTER - Fishing enthusiasts will be flocking to Apollo County Park on Saturday for the annual Spring Classic Adult Fishing Derby Fishing Derby is an Atari 2600 video game created by Activision programmer David Crane based on the sport of fishing.
In Fishing Derby, two fishermen sit on opposite docks over a lake filled with fish (and a shark that passes through). , sponsored by the Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County Department of Parks and Recreation.
From 7 to 11 a.m., anglers will be vying for cash prizes for the 10 heaviest trout caught from the Armstrong, Aldrin aldrin (ôl`drĭn): see insecticides. and Collins lakes in Apollo Park, 4555 W. Ave. G. California Sport Fishing Regulations apply, with a five-fish limit, and only one pole in the water per angler.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on derby day the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, - Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide.
See also: Derby , with registration beginning at 6 a.m.
Participants must be at least 16, and carry a valid fishing license. Winners who are 16 or 17 must be accompanied by a parent to collect prize money.
In the Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley , tickets can be purchased at B&M Fishing Box, 4527 W. Ave. L, Quartz Hill; George Lane George Lane (born 1940 ) is a British "mental calculator" and author. He is a three-times world champion and one of only three Grandmasters of Mental Calculation, as recognised by the Mind Sports Organisation. Park, 5520 W. Ave. L-8, Quartz Hill; Karen's Kitchen No. 2, 840 W. Palmdale Blvd.; and Karen's Kitchen No. 3, 235 W. Ave. K, Lancaster.
Tickets are also available in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys.
Half of all receipts will be awarded in cash prizes, and half will be used to buy trout for the May 3 free kids' fishing derby for ages 5-15. About 1,500 young anglers from Los Angeles, Ventura and Kern counties are expected to participate.
Apollo Park will be closed to the public this week so the lakes can be stocked with fish.
For more information, call Lane Park at (661) 722-7780 or park headquarters in Newhall at (661) 259-1750.