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Outdoors Day 2023
June 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMFree
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Walter Lindwall (847) 519-7674
Commissioner Kevin Morrison to host Fishing Derby at Busse Lake
Commissioner’s Outdoors Day will feature a variety of community partners and a fishing derby on June 17th
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – June 9, 2023 – Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison will host his fourth annual Outdoors Day and fishing derby on Saturday, June 17. Commissioner Morrison’s 2023 Outdoors Day will mark the fourth year his office has hosted an event around Father’s Day weekend to promote the outdoor spaces in the Northwest suburbs.
“Our community is filled with incredible outdoor spaces that bring us together! The 15th District is fortunate to have Busse Woods among the many amazing green spaces that are part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County and available to residents of the Northwest Suburbs,” Commissioner Kevin Morrison said. “I encourage everyone to join me and our wonderful partners at Busse Lake for a fishing derby and to enjoy the outdoors.
The Busse Lake Fishing Derby will take place at Grove #25 at Busse Lake within the Busse Woods Forest Preserve from 9 a.m. to noon. Fishing derby participants must register in advance at https://bit.ly/FishingDerby23. The event is free. Fishing derby participants do not need a fishing license during Father’s Day weekend. People with all experience levels are welcome to participate. Limited bait will be available. Prizes will be given for a variety of categories.
Commissioner Morrison will be in attendance along with community partners including the Arlington Anglers Fishing Club, Brookfield Zoo, the Forest Preserves District of Cook County, Friends of Cycling in Elk Grove, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Minds with Motion, the Schaumburg Monarch Initiative, and the Shedd Aquarium.