Holy Halibut! The fishing derby is Saturday but it’s not too late to get tickets

Holy Halibut! The fishing derby is Saturday but it’s not too late to get tickets

The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby, in support of NCCS, is Sept. 7

The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby, in support of North Coast Community Services, is a day away!

More than $7,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in two categories: salmon and halibut. There will also be hidden weight and door prizes given away and a 50/50 draw.

It’s not too late to get tickets:

To enter the derby, simply purchase a ticket for $25 at Rushbrook Floats Sept. 7 from 6 a.m.- 9a.m. before heading out into the water.

Only one fish may be weighed in per ticket.

Weigh in is from 1p.m. – 5p.m. at 737 Fraser St.

All proceeds from the derby go directly to the North Coast Community Services who are trying to raise money and awareness for their new child development centre.

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The Northern View wants to show off your love for fishing by having your photo on the front page of next week’s edition of our paper.

Upload your photos or videos of The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby, tag us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the #NVfishingderby and we’ll choose our favourite photo.

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More about The Northern View’s inaugural Tyee Fishing Derby

The Northern View in support of North Coast Community Services is proud to announce the inaugural The Northern View Tyee Fishing Derby to be held in Prince Rupert on Sept. 7.

More than $7,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in two categories: salmon and halibut.

A $2,000 cash prize will be awarded to the largest legally-caught salmon and halibut, as well as second and third prizes of $1,000 and $500 respectively.

There will also be hidden weight and door prizes given away.

*All proceeds from the derby go directly to the North Coast Community Services.

Derby guidelines

* All provincial and federal sportfishing regulations are in full effect including possession and size restrictions. No exemptions or exceptions.

* Maximum length of halibut (head on) 126 centimetres. No exemptions or exceptions.

*All fish entered must be caught on the day of the derby.

* Expect all fish to be inspected.

*Expect fisheries officers to be patrolling waters and weigh-in.

*Only one fish may be weighed in per ticket.

*Weigh-in begins at 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at 737 Fraser Street, Prince Rupert, B.C.

* All fish must be caught by rod and reel.

* The Northern View, Black Press Media and North Coast Community Services accepts no liability for any participant for any reason.

* Decisions by derby officials are final and not subject to appeal.

For further information call Sherry Beal at: 250-627-7166 ext 2002.

or e-mail sbeal.nccs@citywest.ca


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