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First Annual Bay Area Veteran's Fishing Derby

Saturday June 11th 2022

Ludington Park
Lake Shore Dr Escanaba, MI


Are you a Veteran or know of a Veteran who would enjoy a FREE day of fishing and then being served lunch and be a part of winning raffle prizes at Ludington Park?

Local boat owners are donating their time and knowledge to take our Veterans out for a fun free day of fishing followed by volunteers offering a lunch and various raffle prizes at Ludington Park in Escanaba. 

No fishing license is required for June 11 as part of Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend Program!

If you are a Veteran and would like to go fishing on June 11, please contact the Delta County VSO, David Dziewior at or call 906-786-7228.

If you are a boat owner and wish to take out a Veteran to fish on June 11, please contact one our volunteers at

Flyer: First Annual Bay Area Veterans Fishing Derby

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