Lyons Elks Lodge 869 will sponsor the 27th annual Carp Fishing Derby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24 on the south bank of the Erie Canal between state Route 14 and Leach Road in Lyons.
Children ages 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Each fisher can enter two carp in the derby; all fish must be entered alive at the time of weigh-in. All fish must be caught from the designated fishing area.
Prizes will be awarded to girls and boys ages 13 and younger and 14 and older.
Registration costs $3 per fisher and will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the pavilion.
The derby coincides with National Fishing Week. New York state will allow free fishing without licenses June 24.