Frog Jump Competition

 BYOF (Bring Your Own Frog

Competition will be held at Depot Park, starting at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 1st
Bring your frog in a container (bucket, tub, etc) with a lid with holes down to Depot Park anytime before 1pm

Sign up at the Duvall Days desk in the Visitor Center until 1:00pm on June 1st

 

What are the WDFW guidelines around frogs?

Make sure you identify the right frog. Bullfrogs are the acceptable frog to capture. Read more here for the proper legal methods of frog catching.

https://wdfw.wa.gov/living/frogs.html

 

Ensure you follow leave no trace principals when entering habitats

The leave no trace principal is important to follow when entering a frogs habitat. Please follow these 7 guidelines.

https://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/leave-no-trace/


FROG
 CATCHING 101:

1. Frog-catch at dusk or after darkness.
2. Bring a friend or two. 
3. Bring a bucket.
4. Bring a net.
5. Flashlight.
6. Wear boots.
7. Shine flashlight to the pond's edge looking for reflecting EYES.
8. Have your buddies circle from the side and behind.
9. Net the frog then carefully lift into your covered bucket.
10. Pond location, location, location is key.

If you catch a frog, register your jumper at the Duvall Visitor Center before jump time. You can bring your frog in a bucket (filled with 1-2" of water to make them happy) and a cover (so the jumper doesn't leap out) down to Depot Park anytime before 1pm. This event is hosted by Cub Scout Pack 569 from Cherry Valley Elementary.