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Jack Hufferd of Louisburg shows off a sunfish he caught in 2018 during the Louisburg's annual fishing derby. This year's derby takes place Saturday, June 15.

Young Louisburg anglers will get a chance to show off their skills Saturday, June 15.

The city's 24th annual fishing derby will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. at Ron Weers Park in Louisburg. Registration is at 7 a.m. A hot dog lunch will be provided after the derby, which is for ages 16 and under. 

Prizes will be awarded for most fish, biggest fish and most inches caught.

Participants need to bring their own poles and buckets, but hooks, worms and bobbers are provided.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

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