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Carp Fishing Now, with the help of the City of Dixon, Dixon Tourism, and the Dixon Parks Department, will be holding a Catch and Release family style carp derby open to the public on Saturdya and Sunday, August 24 and 25. People of all ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children 13 and under. There will be cash and/or prizes for the 20 largest carp caught as well as for the top five for the girls and top five boys catagory. Currently there is a total of over $2,000.00 in cash and prizes to be awarded.  Raffles and kids prizes too.

Check in is at the Page Park Pavllion on Page Drive in Page Park, just East of the high school in Dixon. It will open at 6 a.m. on both days. All who attend will need to sign in before starting to fish. The actual fishing schedule is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, followed by the awarding of prizes at 2:30 p.m.  You do not need to fish the entire time to quality for the big fish prizes.