First Annual Pickle Lake Pike Catch & Release Derby.

Posted on February 16th, 2018

First annual Pickle Lake Pike Catch and Release Derby

GRAND PRIZE is a Cottage Lot

Pickle Lake, ON – February 2nd, 2018 – This summer, the Township of Pickle Lake is hosting the very first annual Pickle Lake Pike Catch and Release Derby. The Pickle Lake area is known for its amazing fishing lakes and lodges, such as Lake St. Joseph and Kapkichi Lake. With the derby, we hope to promote Pickle Lake as an exceptional place to fish for Northern Pike, a fish that will give any master angler an outstanding experience. The derby will also be an amazing opportunity for community members to get out and enjoy the amazing fishing in their own backyard and help to bring a wider sense of community spirit and pride to Pickle Lake.

All profits will go towards funding community events for seniors, youth and those in distress. Events include senior’s dinners, the Summer Recreation Program, the Black Fly Festival and life skills workshops.

When: May 26th, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m. EST

Where: Pickle Lake

Costs: $100/Adult (18 and over)

$25/Youth (13 -17)

$10/Kids (12 and under)

All tickets include a Rib dinner and entry to the Derby Dance (19+ only).

Prizes: Adult Grand Prize is a Cottage Lot on Pickle Lake

Other prizes and grand prizes for other age categories to be announced

Registration: Can be done in person at the Township office at 2 Anne St or by phone at (807) 928-2034. Last day to register is May 11th at 5:00 p.m. EST

For more information please visit www.picklelake.ca or contact the Township at (807) 928-2034 or email reception@picklelake.org

About the Township of Pickle Lake – Pickle Lake is the most northern municipality in Ontario that is accessible by an all-season road.  Although we are small and isolated, the nearest full-service town being three hours south, we offer plenty of exciting events and activities for our residents, neighbours and visitors from Canada and the U.S.


Media Contact:

Alexa Bailey

Economic Development Intern

Tel: (807) 928-2034

Fax: (807) 928-2708


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