FAIRFIELD — A ritual of spring in Fairfield is planned Saturday, when the annual Fishing Derby sponsored by the Fairfield Police Athletic League takes place at Gould Manor Park.

The fishing contest gets underway at 9 a.m. and continues through 11 a.m., with prizes awarded in various categories immediately afterward.

The activity is open to young fishermen 3 to 15 years old, according to PAL organizers.