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Kids fishing derby Saturday in Scio

Mid-valley youth aged 17 and under are invited to a free fishing derby from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 18, at Roaring River County Park, 42000 Fish Hatchery Drive.

Linn County Commissioner Sherrie Sprenger said all bait and tackle will be provided, plus there will be fun events including casting and knot-tying.

There will be a one-fish limit caught from temporary pools.

The Roaring River rambles through this 28-acre park providing an inviting atmosphere for anglers and picnickers. In addition to its open spaces, the park offers three large group picnic shelters, which can be reserved,...