Bismarck police department's annual fishing derby is Wednesday

Bismarck police department's annual fishing derby is Wednesday


Some children are getting a chance to fish with area law enforcement Wednesday at the Bismarck Police Department’s 33rd Cops and Kids Fishing Derby.

Kids who satisfied the registration requirements will fish with officers at East Park Lake north of Wilton. Participants will fish with members of the police department, Police Youth Bureau, Burleigh County deputies and other law enforcement personnel.

About 20 boats are lined up. The police department is providing fishing rods, life jackets, bug spray, sunscreen, awards and door prizes.

The registration period has closed and no other participants are being accepted.

Reach Travis Svihovec at 701-250-8260 or


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