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Dates for this year’s Huck Finn festival announced

The Huck Finn Youth Fishing festival is back, and will be held from April 22 through to April 29, organizers said.

Last year, the festival was reformatted from a one-day event to a several days event. It is held at Elgin Pond in Uxbridge.

Participants 15 years of age and under will be eligible for daily prizes.

The event, sponsored by Canadian Tire, is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources, Uxbridge Township, the Royal Canadian Legion, the BIA, the Optimist Club, OFAH Zone G and the Pickering Rod and Gun Club.

Visit to read up on the Fishing Festival event rules and how to submit pictures. Also watch for special event days posted on the website such as the Pickering Rod and Gun Club being on site Saturday April 22nd to lend out fishing rods and provide free bait from 9 am until 1 pm or meet with the Uxbridge firefighters and Sparky on Saturday April 29.

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