A guest at Honey Creek Resort catching a fish

Kids Fishing Derby

Every Saturday, March 27 to May 22, 2021

Whether it involves casting a line into Rathbun Lake or enjoying a delicious fish dinner at Rathbun Lakeshore Grille Restaurant, we love fish here at Honey Creek. And this year, we've got an exciting new fishing program for your kids to take part in!

Every Saturday from March 27 to May 22, 2021, kids of all ages can join our new Honey Creek Fishing Derby! This program will run from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, so you'll have ample time to catch a bite.

  • FREE to enter!
  • Lifejackets and fishing equipment provided
  • On-site naturalist to assist and answer any questions you may have
  • Pictures taken of you with your best fish of the day
  • During these events, kids eat Breakfast and Dinner FREE in our restaurant, Rathbun Lakeshore Grille
  • Every child who is an overnight guest at Honey Creek and participates in the Fishing Derby is entered into a drawing for a complimentary return visit!

Mark your calendars now for the Saturday of your choosing between March 27 and May 22, and we hope to see you here!

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For more information about the First Fish program, please visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website.