Cops & Bobbers

We had a great turnout at the 3rd Annual Windermere Police Department Foundation’s annual Cops & Bobbers event! Over 40 bobbers fished Lake Butler with WPD officers. Check out photos from the event below. A very special thank you to the Windermere Police Department and Get Hooked Bait & Tackle for making this event possible. Stay tuned for more information about next year’s event!




2022 Event

Join the Windermere Police Department on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 8am – 12pm to fish among the lakes!

Bobbers aged 3-17 are invited to race minnows, fish with WPD, and win prizes!

Res. Officer Lori Sipek at the 2019 Cops & Bobbers event

Check in will be held from 7:30-8:00am at Town Hall (520  Main Street). Sign up by filling out the form below.

Please be sure to also print and sign a Windermere Program and Activity Release Waiver¬† for each participant. Bring your waiver with you to check in on 9/17. Don’t worry if you forget, we’ll have extras!

A special thank you to our sponsors, Get Hooked Bait & Tackle and the Windermere Police Department Foundation, Inc.

Bobber Groups

Bobbers ages 3-17 are welcome to participate. Please note that Tiny Bobbers will be fishing with WPD from the shoreline.

Res. Officer Jeff Bacigalupi at the 2019 Cops & Bobbers event

Tiny Bobbers: ages 3-6
Little Bobbers: ages 7-10
Junior Bobbers: ages 11-17


Cops & Bobbers Registration

The Windermere Police Department Foundation, Inc. along with Windermere PD and Get Hooked Bait & Tackle will host the 3rd Annual Cops & Bobbers event on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 8am - 12pm. Fishing enthusiasts ages 3-17 are invited to fish with WPD, race minnows, and win prizes! This form registers one participant, if you have multiple participants, you will need to complete a separate form for each. Please be sure to download a waiver for each participant as well. You will need to bring this waiver with you to check-in at the event. If you forget, we'll have extra on hand!

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We will make whatever reasonable accommodations we can to ensure all Bobbers have a safe and fun experience