TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Rod and Gun Club is holding a winter Ice Fishing Derby on Sunday, Jan. 20. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the derby will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be held at the club pond, off Emery Road on Dann Colburn Way, just off Route 13. Watch for direction signs along the way.

Entry fee is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. The pond will be stocked with hungry rainbow and brown trout. The fishing derby is open to all area adults and children and promises to be a fun-filled day. Bring your own fishing bait. Fishing licenses are not needed and Townsend Rod and Gun Club membership is not required. For information, go to or call Jon at 978-597-2440.