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Columbia Springs Fishing Festival, May 1-10
May 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 9, 2022
One event on May 10, 2022 at 4:00pm
The Columbia Springs Fishing Festival will return with a fish scavenger hunt from May 1 to 10, followed by a capstone event from 4 to 7 p.m. May 10 at Battle Ground Lake State Park, 18002 N.E. 249th St., Battle Ground. Visit www.columbiasprings.org/events/fishing-celebration to register in advance (free but required for all attendees) and learn more details. Participants in both events will be entered to win a rod and reel set. Complete both events and your entry will be doubled.
The festival begins with a “Follow the Fish” scavenger hunt from May 1 to 10 at various locations around Clark County. To participate, download the Adventure Lab app and create an account. Click the “Follow the Fish” button to begin the hunt, which will take you to different locations where Columbia Spring fish can be found, including Klineline Pond, Lacamas Lake and Battle Ground State Park. Take a selfie at each location. Once you complete the adventure, take a screenshot of your review and email it with your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will be entered into a raffle; winners will be contacted May 13.
The festival will culminate with a Celebration of Fishing at Battle Ground Lake on May 10, featuring activity stations, fishing-related games, casting practice, fish art, presentations from experts, science and nature games and tackle giveaways. Battle Ground Lake will be open during the event for kids and licensed individuals who bring their own gear and would like to do a little fishing while there. Dinner will be available for purchase from Ash Woodfired Pizza at our culminating event. Attendees will need a Discover Pass or pay a $10 parking fee; email email@example.com with questions. Advanced registration is required to attend.
For more information, visit www.columbiasprings.org/events/fishing-celebration/.