The 55th Annual Fishing Derby presented by the Oneonta City Recreation Department and the Susquehanna Bass Association is Saturday at Hodges Pond in Neahwa Park.

The Fishing Derby is a free “catch and release” competition. All participants must provide their own pole, bait/lures, and a clean bucket. City of Oneonta recreation director Steve Andrews said all participants must be at least 5 years of age and no older than 15 years of age to be eligible to participate.

Participants may register the day of the event from 3-3:45 p.m. Fishing begins at 4 p.m. with trophies awarded to winners.