OAKLEY -- Break out the tackle -- the fishing derby's back!

The 11th annual Oakley Kids Fishing Derby will take place 9 to 11 a.m. Augg. 17 at the Antioch/Oakley pier off Bridgehead Road.

Hosted by the city of Oakley, the free event is for ages 12 to 15.

Participants can register before the fish fest at City Hall, 3231 Main St. or at Hook, Line & Sinker, 3100 Main St., but they also can sign up from 8 to 9 a.m. on the day of the event.

After the derby there will be a free lunch of corn dogs; prizes will be awarded in each age category for the largest, smallest and most fish caught.

Youth must bring a fishing pole, but the bait will be provided.

For more information, call 925-625-7044 or email Coelho@ci.oakley.ca.us

-- Rowena Coetsee