Sugarite Canyon State Park is hosting its annual, nine-day Fishing Derby at Lake Maloya from Saturday, May 28th through Sunday, June 5th.
This event offers cash prizes up to $1,000 and a chance at a $3,000 boat. Anglers fish for tagged rainbow trout for an immediate prize and a chance at the cash. All registrants go into the boat drawing and are eligible for daily door prizes. Register at the Park’s Visitor Center, Two-Way Electronics (Formerly Radio Shack), or High Desert Outdoors. The registration fee is just $10 per person for the Fishing Derby. Regular park fees and rules apply.
Also, there is a free kids’ fishing derby Saturday, June 4th. Prizes are awarded for the heaviest live rainbow trout presented in each age group.
Sugarite Canyon State Park is located about six miles northeast of Raton, N.M. Take State Highway 72 to Hwy 526. For further information, please contact 575-445-5607 or log-on to www.nmparks.com