December 2016 Update

The Ice Fishing Derby will be the first club event of 2017 ... assuming we have safe ice. The outing is held on the first license free weekend in Ontario … so no fishing license is needed. The Ice Fishing Derby is open to both club members and the general public. Bring the family and/or a friend and enjoy a pleasant morning on Sarnia Bay.

An entry fee of $5.00 per person must accompany the entry form. Entry forms and complete Ice Fishing Derby information will be available at the January 10 th General Membership Meeting. Bucks Bait and The Outdoorsman will have application forms until 4:30 PM on Friday, February 17 th. Tickets will be available at the Centennial Park boat ramp parking lot at Sarnia Bay on Saturday, February 18 th between 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM. You must buy a ticket before you start fishing.

The Ice Fishing Derby starts at 6:00 AM on Saturday, February 18th. Participants can bring their catch to the weigh-in station located at the Centennial Park boat ramp anytime during the morning. All fish must be weighed in by 11:00 AM. Prizes are based on 90% of the ticket sales and 10% will go to the Bluewater Anglers Hatchery. Cash prizes will be awarded based on weight in each of the three fish categories ... Panfish (including perch, crappie, sunfish, rock bass), Pike, and Trout (Rainbow and Brown trout). You are allowed to enter only one fish per category. If no fish are entered in a category, the prizes in that fish category will be added to the Panfish category.

Prizes will be awarded after the weigh-in closes at 11:00 AM. Draw prizes will be made from entrants 12 and under, and from entrants 13 and over. Winners must be present for the draws made at the close of the weigh-in.

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