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Outdoors Day 2024

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoors Day and Busse Lake Fishing Derby


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 15th  

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – June 7, 2024 – Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison will host his sixth annual Outdoors Day and fishing derby on Saturday, June 15. Commissioner Morrison’s 2024 Outdoors Day will mark the sixth 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 green spaces that bring us together! The 15th District is fortunate to have Busse Woods among the many amazing outdoor 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 our fishing derby!”

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/BusseLakeFishing61524. 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 Chicago, the Forest Preserves District of Cook County, Friends of Cycling in Elk Grove, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Minds with Motion, and Cook County Health. There will also be food available for purchase from Inches Taco Truck.


June 15
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Busse Woods, Grove 25
Busse Forest South - Grove #25, Elk Grove Township, IL 60007
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Commissioner Kevin Morrison
(847) 519-7674
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