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Ice Fishing Derby Supports St.Amant Foundation

March 28, 2013

1st Annual 2013 Red River Dash For Cash Winter Fish Off!
On February 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM there will be a fishing derby on the Red River at Selkirk Park in Selkirk. The St.Amant Foundation is the event’s 50/50 Draw charity. A signed Zach Bogosian Winnipeg Jets jersey will be drawn with proceeds to the Foundation. Giveaways will happen throughout the day, a live DJ will be at the event along with food from Little Bones Wingery. The Shell gas station located at 390 Main St. in Selkirk will also donate 50 cents from every container of minnows sold that day to the St.Amant Foundation.
If you cannot attend the derby but would like to support the derby, donations can be made online.
There are two fish categories: Heaviest Walleye/Sauger and Heaviest Northern Pike. For each category there will be cash prizes.1st place is $2500, 2nd place is $1500 and 3rd place is $500! A prize for the smallest fish of the entire derby is $500!
The first hole in the ice is $50. With a purchase of a second hole you are entered into win a cash prizes. Draws will be held every 30 Minutes! A second hole only costs $25.
Event sponsors: The Fishn’ Hole, Pro AM Tackle, Crystal Sound, NBS
Contact: Derek at 204-222-7237 Danielle at 204-330-1161 Tickets also available to be purchased at PRO AM Tackle
** Prizes may increase in Value or Quantity based on amount of tickets sold. **
All Manitoba sport fishing rules apply (barbless hooks). Anglers must have a valid Manitoba fishing license or Treaty status ID card. One hole per entry (one line per hole) – maximum two holes per angler. You may fish any unoccupied hole. Paid contestants who are fishing will be the only ones allowed to enter the Derby site. Visitor Passes are limited. To purchase a second hole ticket, the first ticket must be present at time of sale.
Anglers must have ALL tickets clearly visible upon entry, or you will not be permitted to enter the Derby site. All coolers, pails, portable shacks will be checked before entering Derby site. Portable shacks are permitted however no shack shall be erected until the beginning of the Derby (9:00 am). Bring axe or chip bar to re-open holes as the holes are drilled through the ice the day before the Derby. Holes may freeze overnight.
No motorized vehicles within 50 meters of Derby site area other then official’s vehicles. Competitors must be a minimum of 18 years of age unless they have a parent or guardian fishing with them. Anglers will be allowed to enter fishing area at 7:30 am and may use depth locators to find depth. No line shall go in the water until the beginning of the Derby (9:00 am).
If you have to leave the fishing area for any reason, you must exit and enter through the check-in line. Horn will sound to begin and end the Derby.. All fish must be weighed-in and released alive (no dead fish). Fish must be brought to the scale in container of water with your pail tag attached.
Example: cooler or pail of at least five gallon size. Absolutely no passing of fish amongst contestants is allowed. Incident must be reported immediately for organizer to make his decision regarding disqualification. ID tag must be worn at all times during the Derby. In case of a tie, fish weighed first will win higher prize. No pre-fishing the Derby site for 30 hours before Derby start time.
Failure to comply with the Derby rules subjects contestants to disqualification. The Derby Director has the right to delay or shorten the Derby, subject to weather or safety conditions. Should inclement weather or unsafe ice conditions cause Derby cancellation on February 23, 2013, all prizes will be awarded through a public random draw on February 23, 2013.
Time and place will be emailed to each contestant or by calling 204-222-7237. Official cancellation notices will be emailed to each contestant or by calling 204-222-7237. Contestants need to be present to collect prizes. No refunds will be given. Decision of official is final!
**Must buy second hole to be entered into $500 half hour draws. **
** All prizes based on ticket sales **