The Bluewater Anglers is hosting a Fishing Derby on Saturday February 15th at the Sarnia Bay Marina.
Come out and participate in the first club event of 2014. The Ice Fishing Derby is open to both Bluewater Anglers members and the general public. Bring the family or a friend. This is a license free weekend in Ontario, so no fishing license is needed.
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 7th General Membership Meeting.
Forms also available at Bucks Bait, The Outdoorsman and Ericís Pro Tackle until 4:30 PM on Friday, February 14th.
Tickets will be available at the Centennial Park boat ramp parking lot at Sarnia Bay on Saturday, February 15th from 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Everyone must buy a ticket before they start fishing
The Ice Fishing Derby starts at 6:00 AM on Saturday, February 15th. Participants can bring their catch to the weigh-in station located at the Centennial Park boat ramp parking lot at Sarnia Bay. Fish must be weighed in by 11:00 AM.
Prizes are based on 90% of ticket sales and 10% will go to the Bluewater Anglers Hatchery. Cash prizes will be awarded based on size/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 deferred to the Panfish category. Prizes will be awarded when the weigh-in closes at 11:00 AM.
A minimum of 5 draw prizes will be made from entrants 12 and under, and a minimum of 5 draw prizes will be made from entrants 13 and over. Winners must be present for the draws at the close of weigh in. .