It’s Wawa Ice Fishing Derby Weekend!


Today, registration begins at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC). There could be as many as 1,400 derby participants in this the 25th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby on Wawa, Hawk and Manitouwik lakes.

Additional Opportunities to WinRegistration will begin at 1 at the MMCC, and participants could register as late as noon tomorrow – or not if the derby sells out! Registrations can be made by phone by calling 1-705-856-2244 ext 240 until 12 Noon today (Friday, March 4th), after 12 Noon Registration can only been made at the registration tables on the arena ice surface.

For those who are fishing – prizes will be awarded for the top 10 Lake Trout and the top 10 Whitefish. Remember that derby regulations require that  you present a current and valid fishing licence when you weigh your fish in.

Fishing begins tomorrow at 8 am until 4 pm and again on Sunday from 8 am until 1 pm. Please check the regulations for check in times, and other rules.

obsessionTomorrow night, the band Obsession will begin playing from 9:3o p.m. The draw for the truck and other registration prizes will begin at 8 p.m.

Good luck to all the anglers!


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