It’s short notice I know for busy families, BUT next weekend is the Hamilton Harbour Fishing Derby. It starts at 8am and runs till noon. There are 5 categories for the LONGEST fish caught.
Lots n Lots of Prizes for;
- sunfish & perch
- top predators
- bullheads & catfish
Other fish you say? According to experts there are approximately 42 species of fish in the harbour. Salmon , Bass, Walleye and Pike to name a but few.
Weigh-in stations will be located in 6 locations around the bay with additional helpers along the shorelines.
Numerous Prizes for the largest fish will be awarded at 1pm @47 Discovery Drive at the foot of James Street North.
Free fishing tackle will be available for those kids that don’t have any. There will also be boats available to take youngsters out fishing with some of Hamilton expert anglers.
With so many major sponsors like 900 CHML, Wal Mart, OFAH, Fisheries & Ocean Canada and fishing experts like Fishing World, Jim’s Baits and Dofasco Angling Club providing support for this free fishing derby, families can spend the weekend down at the Hamilton Waterfront and have a great time.
It’s a FREE & FUN WEEKEND so get those kids down to the bay to fish!
For additional information phone Werner Plessl , Executive Director (905)523-4498 or log onto www.hamiltonwaterfront.com