The Newton County Park Board together with Willow Slough and the Department of Natural Resources invites you to join us for the annual Ice Fishing Derby from 6 to 11 am Saturday January 16 at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area. All ages are welcome!
Indiana weather is tricky, so please check our website and Facebook page for updates regarding ice conditions. Willow Slough can also be contacted.
There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for each age group. This free event will feature prizes for mystery weight winners. Free Donuts, coffee and hot chocolate will also be available. MUST REGISTER TO WIN and MUST WEIGH IN BEFORE 11 AM. Registrants are able to weigh up to five fish. All state and property rules and regulations apply. Event is subject to change or cancellation based on weather conditions. Please check the Newton County Park Board Facebook page, and website prior to the event for any last minute updates. Participants 18 and older must hold a valid Indiana fishing license. Fishing licenses are $9.00 and can be purchased on site. Like us on Facebook and visit our website at for news and updates. The Newton County Park Board, 4117 S 240 W, meets at 6:30 pm the third Wednesday of every month at the Newton County Government Center in Morocco, and welcomes guests and new ideas. Email to be sent a meeting reminder.
Willow Slough Headquarters is at 1803 S 700 W Morocco for registration and weigh in.

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