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Author Topic: Valparaiso Parks/ Friends of Fishing  2017  Ice fishing Derby.     (Read 1685 times)

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  • Bucket,some bait and,,what did she ask me to do??

Outdoor Winter Fun!!!!  Come join us at this years Valparaiso Parks/ Friends of Fishing  2017  Ice fishing Derby.   
Date...Jan 28th
Place... Loomis lake @ Rodgers Lakewood park 
Fee... 20.00 adult
Kids Free.  15 and under
Time...  reg begins at 5am 
All fish must be measured by 12 noon.   No late entries please.
Prizes awarded afterward 
Prizes will be awarded to the longest measured fish in each category.  
All Indiana state fishing reg apply.
Bass and Walleye can be measured and released if below required length.
Proceeds from this event will help fund our annual spring Take a Kid fishing derby.




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Looks good.
TOM


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Sounds like a fun time !! I have Never ben to it before, looking to try some of them ice events out this season  !!

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Can we register early at the parks department like in previous years?

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No pre register this year at the park.  The only register will be done day of event starting at 5am. Its at the same location as in the past , the old boat house by the ramp.   You can register then head out to fish.     PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING CAN GOODS TO DONATE TO A LOCAL FOOD PANTRY.   Thanks!!!

Hope to see you all  there!
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.

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Finally made it to day shift so maybe I'll be able to attend some of  these types of things. :thumbsup:

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Here is a list of some of the prizes / raffles for this years ice derby....

28"custom Gaffight rod
Coleman dual fuel lanterns
Masterbuilt fish fryers
Yaktrax extreme ice cleats
Schooley Ice rods
Vexlair gloves
Polar ice picks
Thermalblaster infrared propane heaters
Gander ice rod case
Vexlair hand towels
Friend of Fishing hats
Jawbone tackle boxes
Cabelas rod cases
Abu garcia full size tackle box
Frabil bigfoot tip ups
Frabil pro thermal tip ups
Frabil Recon Shuttle Ice sled
Led Lanterns
Fillet knifes
Maxx boot dryer
Plano stowaway boxes
Custom jigs and spins ice jigs
Cabelas ice hole covers
Eskimo 6" hand Augers
Vexlair Hats
Bucket rod holders
Panfish ice rod combos
Frabil minnow bucket
Cheese baits  box of hair jigs
ice scoops
Cabelas tip up cases
Shakespeare rod reel combo
Bait pucks
Hall's custom rod and reel combo
Chucks custom jigs
Swedish  pimples

Also there will be 1st place trophys for Adult and youth divisions
as well as 2nd and 3rd place medals for the youth divisions 

Youth division categories...  Panfish = crappie , bluegill , redear ,perch ... 1st to 10 place
                                             Bass = 1st 2nd and 3rd place
                                             Biggest fish= Bass ,  Walleye or Pike.... 1st place only
 
Adult division categories...    Bluegill /Redear    = 1st 2nd 3rd
                                              Bass                    = 1st 2nd 3rd
                                              Crappie                = 1st 2nd 3rd
                                              Walleye                = 1st 2nd 3rd



 
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.

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Is there a makeup date in case it gets cancelled? I don't see how we will be fishing the 28th on ice.

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Due to the forecast and the ice conditions Friends of Fishing is moving the Ice fishing derby date to forward toFEB 11TH
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.

wallin

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Might have to do this one by boat Mark?
TOM


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yea its not looking good.....
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.

 

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