Special Needs Fishing Derby

fishing derby

Event Information


The 2023 Special Needs Fishing Derby date is TBD. We will update this webpage once we know more.

All ages 4+ welcome! This is a free special event for individuals with disabilities. Reel in the fun at the Town of Apex's annual Fishing Derby for people with disabilities. Fishing derby prizes will be awarded for most fish caught and biggest fish caught. Casting competition prizes will be awarded for the longest cast and most accurate cast. 

Wheelchairs are welcome. No experience necessary. Loaner rods and reels will be available or bring your own. Bait will be provided. 

Support staff are welcome! We recommend that all participants be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperone. Limited to 30 participants. Pre-registration is required.