Bluewater Anglers Summer Walleye Derby

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2018 Walleye Derby



6:00 PM August 10, 2018 9:30 AM August 11, 2018

Any person is eligible to enter the Walleye Derby provided they have a valid fishing license and have purchased a $10.00 entry ticket. This is a BOAT and SHORE event. If fishing in a group, everybody in the group must have a ticket.

Tickets are available at Bucks Baits and The Outdoorsman until 4:30 PM on Friday, August 10th. Any money raised will go to support the Bluewater Anglers.

Start time is 6:00 PM Friday, August 10, 2018. Weigh-in will be at the Hatchery from 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM on Saturday, August 11th. You MUST be in line by 9:30 AM to have your entries qualify. This is a single fish event ... you can only weigh in one (your largest) walleye.

The Bluewater Anglers Salmon Derby boundaries apply ... in the St. Clair River south to the south end of Fawn Island, east to the harbour at Grand Bend, and north to the trailer park north of Lexington.

Prizes will be awarded for the 10 heaviest walleye.

1 st $500.00           6 th $25.00
2 nd $250.00          7 th $25.00
3 rd $125.00           8 th $25.00
4 th $100.00           9 th $25.00
5 th $50.00           10th $25.00
PLUS ... $100.00 for the biggest fish (by weight) entered by a Bluewater Angler member. 

Winners will be announced immediately after completion of the weigh-in. There will be a minimum of 5 draw prizes with winners drawn from all Walleye Derby entrants present. You must be present to win a draw prize. Come out and participate in the event.

Special thanks again to the VILLAGE of POINT EDWARD Progressively Independent Since 1878 for their generous donation of the $500 first place prize.


Last years Walleye Derby

Ninety one anglers registered for the annual Walleye Derby that was held from 6:00 PM August 11th to 10:00 AM August 12th. Even though the weather was unsettled on Friday evening and Saturday morning, a total of 24 anglers registered their largest catch at the weigh-in at the end of the derby.

The first place prize of $500, donated by the Village of Point Edward, was presented to Brad Hall by Larry Gordon, Councillor of The Village of Point Edward. Brad’s winning walleye weighed in at 1.84 kilograms.

The other 2017 Walleye Derby prize winners were ...

Kevin Somes (1.50 kg; $250)
Doug McLean (1.31 kg; $125)
Brad Newby (1.15 kg; $100)
Brian Somes (1.05 kg; $50)
Scott Fraser (0.81 kg; $25)
Crystall Hall (0.79 kg; $25)
Rob McBean (0.71 kg; $25)
Alphonse DeBuscherre (0.59 kg; $25)
Evan Iacobelli (0.58 kg; $25)

Brad Hall won an additional $100 for the largest fish entered by a Bluewater Anglers member.

Five additional prizes were drawn from all the participants present at the weigh-in. Hot dogs and water/pop were also provided to participants at the weigh-in.

A big “Thank You” to the cook, Alan Boam, and all the other help at the weigh-in. Lou Dallaire and Paul Heckley manned the scales for weighing the fish.


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