More than 5,000 stocked rainbow trout in Towne Lake

Bundle up and bring your fishing tackle and meet at the East Pavilion at Towne Lake, 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy., for a unique opportunity to catch rainbow trout. The Trout Derby Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon includes more than 5,000 stocked rainbow trout.

Casting clinics are available and prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish and smallest fish. All participants must provide their own pole and bait. Children ages 16 and younger are free to fish and adults 17 and older are $3 and must also have a fresh water fishing license. This event is open to the public and includes free hot dogs and refreshments.

The Trout Derby is sponsored by the City of McKinney and Texas Parks and Wildlife. For more information, visit or call 972-547-2686.