Huck Finn Day in Sierra Madre

This makes a great Family  Outing (but, is not a Scouting event, no uniforms)
For 2019:  Saturday, March 30 , Also Friday 29 and Sunday 31
Family Fishing – March 30 and March 31

For detail see:

The Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout are held every year in late March or early April. This is a great opportunity for outdoor family fun! Families can spend a night under the stars and roast marshmallows at the campout, and then wake up the next morning to catch a rainbow trout! The Campout portion of the event is held on Friday, the Fishing derby follows on Saturday morning, and family fishing takes place Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Campout registration begin in February and pre-registration is required. Registration for the fishing derby and family fishing is done the day of the event. For more event information contact the Community Services Office at 626-355-5278.

Huck Finn Day SM, CA  at Madre Vista Park, Sierra Madre in the setting Basin behind the park, follow the signs. Address: 611  E. Sierra Madre Blvd.  SM, CA  At  Sierra Madre Blvd. & Rancho Rd Thomas Bros.  GMap

The City stocks the ponds with Trout and Blue Gill.  Bring your Pole, Bait and Tackle to have fun.
(I have a few poles for loan for anyone that ask)
Bait: use Worms-night crawlers (not meal type) or salmon eggs or power bait or corn or Vienna sausages or cheese.
Use a small hook.

Parents must Supervise Children at all times. Play cloths recommended.

Cub Scout Fishing Laws page

Link to fishing tips

Family (not Scouting) campout is avaible Fri. to Sat.   Check with City's parks and recreation Dept.


City Link Flyer with past photos 

Photos 2012