Burbot Derby, Family Fishing Derby
The annual Burbot Derby is held the first weekend in April every year and runs from the Friday to the Sunday. Over $12,000 in prizes , in several catagories: largest daily, smallest daily, largest overall, youth, and womens events to name a few.
In 1994 the World Record Burbot was caught on Lake Athapapuskow during this tournament by Vaughn Kshwyiecki, the fish weighed 22 pounds and 8 ounces. Mr. Kshwyiecki passed away in March of 1998 and the annual Burbot Derby has been re-named to the Vaughn Kshwyiecki Memorial Burbot Derby.
Family Fishing Derby
The Annual Family Fishing Derby is held in conjuction with the Provincial Family Fishing Weekend in June. Prizes in the derby are approxamately $500. The derby is co-sponsored by Ducks Unlimited and is an entertaining and educational day for the children and the parents alike. The children learn about wetland game birds, build bird houses, enjoy a day of fishing, are treated to lunch, given a membership to Greenwings and a number of give-aways. Bring your child and have a great day with them.....
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