Tenth Annual Island Fishing Derby
Location: Ontario waters in contact with St. Joseph Island including waters in contact with the north shore from Bar River to Thessalon
Date: Runs from 6:00 am July 1, 2023 to noon July 9, 2023
Children: $20.00 (15 and under)
Registration: Registration and payment by cash or cheque will be at the St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers Conservation Centre 1802 20th sideroad on Friday, June 30th from 12 Noon until 8:00 p.m. or on Saturday, July 1st from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon; includes meal at Awards presentations
Pre-registration forms are available on line at 2023 Registration Form
Payment and Pre-registration may also be done online by completing the following steps;
Step 1- Print and complete the registration form(s) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Legible photo or scan of completed form acceptable)
Step 2- Etransfer corresponding fees to email@example.com. Please indicate in the message box – Fishing Derby and include all the names of the participants for the corresponding fee(s) submitted.
Step 3 – Contacting the John Paterson or Kevin Coombs (Phone numbers noted below) for a derby ruler to be used in all pictures for any fish to be entered in the 2023 derby.
Rules are available at 2023-island-fish-derby-rules
Meal & Prizes: Sunday, July 9th at 4:00 p.m.
Cash payout: 70% of registration with separate cash prizes for children and adults based on participation
Categories: Bass/Pike/Perch/Pickerel/Salmon (includes Trout) and Lake Herring (Cisco)
Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded for the longest fish in each category based on a photo (MEASURING DEVICE AND DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED AT REGISTRATION) mystery prizes for fish caught will also be awarded.
Contacts: John Paterson (705) 246-3352 or Kevin Coombs (705) 989-7319
IN CONJUNCTION WITH ONTARIO’S FREE FISHING WEEK SO NO LICENCE IS REQUIRED