17th Annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival!!
Saturday, April 21, 2012
For Children 15 years
Join Us At California Rotary Park in
3rd Street & Rt. 88 near Exit 32 of PA 43 - Turnpike
21, 2012 @ 7:00am - 3:00pm
FREE Registration & FREE
FISH - BIG Ones Too!
Trophies & Prizes!
the Whole Family!
FREE Loaner Fishing
Courtesy of the PA Fish & Boat Commission
Click the picture of
Freddie the Fish to go
to the PRYFF Facebook
begin at 7:00AM to Noon and fishing will begin at 8:00AM Sharp!
Awards, trophies and prizes will be
presented at 2:00PM-3:00PM
The event will be
held at California’s Rotary Park.
The Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival is California’s
largest & longest running community recreational event of the year!
be provided, so bring fishing rod (or borrow one of ours!), tackle, bait and let's have some FUN!
Expert fishing guides will be on hand to answer questions or help you learn how
to catch trout!
This event provides a great
family atmosphere for parents and children.
Games, Activities, Face Painting, a Bounce House & Happy the Clown w/ Balloon
Vendors will be on hand selling bait,
tackle, food & drinks.
the Owl Says
"Give A Hoot,
For Questions Contact:
2012 PRYFF Program Chair - Megan
at (509) 989-7259 - or email SCH1884@calu.edu
Dr. John Confer, PRS Faculty
at (724) 938-4211 or email
Kids Don't Remember Their Best Day of Watching
They WILL Remember Their BEST Day Fishing with YOU!
Come to the PRYFF & Make Some Real Lasting Memories!
can print "Special Fishing & Boating Coupons" for your young anglers! -
2012 Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival
Rules and Regulations
Registration: Saturday, April 21, 2012 @ 7:00 a.m. to
Fishing begins at 8:00 a.m.
weigh-in & measuring will end at 2:00 p.m. and prizes will be awarded
YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO COLLECT YOUR AWARD.
wading, fishing from
vehicles, animals or bikes permitted on the track.
bait that is permitted by PA Fish & Boat Commission can be used.
age groups for the festival are as follows:
First, Second, and Third prizes will be given for each age group.
limit of 5 fish can be caught and only 3 can be entered for judging.
caught & kept and fish that are caught & released during the fishing
festival must be reported at checkout/registration table.
participants must register with the registration table at the festival from
7:00 a.m. to 12:00 - noon.
entire posted area will be open to contestant fishing ONLY!
participant is only permitted to use one fishing rod.
fish from the posted area are eligible for judging.
Parents/guardians are not permitted to reel in fish, but may assist their
child with baiting and de-hooking.
All fish entered will be weighed and
measured for their score; the fish must be a minimum of 7" in length (seven
final score will be based on total length of the up to the 3 largest trout.
fish entered in the contest must be taken to the official weighing/measuring
Please enter ALL fish caught even if practicing catch & release fishing
We need to report all fish caught to PA Fish & Boat Commission!
participant must take all fish caught home (unless practicing catch &
please pick up any litter you see, let's keep our streams clean!
Remember to Leave No Trace & Tread Lightly!
Please Don't Trash
Organizers & Sponsors
Organized & programmed by:
Cal U Parks & Recreation Student Society
Cal U Parks & Recreation Management Program
Cal U Recreation Program
Planning Class (REC 412)
Cal U Eco Learning Community
California University Sponsors:
California University of Pennsylvania
College of Science & Technology
Earth Sciences Department
Cal U Student Association, Inc.
Borough of California, PA
California, PA Rotary Club
Green Springs Trout Farms
Block Buster, Washington
Campy’s, California Borough
Coffee Connections, California Borough
Cracker Barrel, Washington
Dairy Queen, California Borough
Highpoint Restaurant and Lounge, Coal Center
Kwik Fill, California Borough
Lagerheads, Coal Center
Peter J. Daily, 49th District State Representative
PNC Bank, California Borough
Quizno’s, California Borough
Red Lobster, Washington
Subway, California Borough
Zerambo's Bait & Tackle, Bentleyville
Rose Plastics, California, PA
Trout Unlimited, Uniontown Chapter
Pennatronics, California, PA
In Cooperation with:
Special Thanks to:
Borough of California,
California Borough Mayor, Casey Durdines
California Borough Recreation
Rotary Club, California, PA
California University of Pennsylvania
Cal U Department of Earth
Cal U Student Association Inc.
Ed Marks & The Cal. U Grounds Crew
Cal U Park & Recreation
Cal U Roosterhead Rugby Club
AVI Food Services, Cal U
Mary Popvich, The Clown!
Green Springs Trout Farm
Peter J. Daley, 49th
District State Representative
Somerset Sports Shop Outlet,
Lagerheads, Coal Center, PA
Dairy Queen, California, PA
Kwik Fill, California, PA
Coffee Connections, California, PA
High Point Restaurant & Lounge, Coal
Quiznos, California, PA
Fox’s Pizza, Brownsville, PA
Gander Mountain, Moon Township, PA
Pizza Hut, Brownsville, PA
April is National Children & Nature
The Fishing Fun Doesn't End
after the Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival!!
June is National Kids Fishing Month!!
Little Lunkers Learning Center & Try your hand at the
Fishing Fun & Games