City of McKinney, TX

02/08/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2018 17:03

Annual Towne Lake Trout Derby is Feb. 17 in McKinney

Bundle up and bring your fishing tackle to the East Pavilion at Towne Lake, 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy., for a fun day of fishing for more than 5,000 stocked rainbow trout. The city's annual Trout Derby is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17.

Casting clinics are available and prizes will be awarded for the biggest and smallest fish. All participants must provide their own pole and bait. Children ages 16 and younger are free to fish and adults 17 and older are $3. This event is open to the public and includes free hot dogs and refreshments. No fishing license is required.

The Trout Derby is sponsored by the City of McKinney and Texas Parks and Wildlife. For more information, visit the city calendar or call 972-547-2686.

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of 180,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.