The 2018 PIIFA Ice Fishing Derby

The 2018 Petrie Island Ice Fishermen's Association Derby is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 17, 2018 on Baitshop Bay at Petrie Island, Ontario.
2018 PIIFA Ice Fishing Derby at Petrie Island, Ontario

This is an invitational event organized exclusively for the hut owners of Petrie Island, their invited guests and the hut renters of the Oziles’ Marina and Bait Shop. This event is coordinated with Ontario’s Family Fishing Week-end and Ontario Outdoors cards and fishing permits are not required to participate.

The derby starts on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM and finishes at 4:00 PM. Winners and prize presentations will take place immediately after the event at 4:15 PM.

Registration

Registration for the derby at Big Al's hut. You know Big Al's hut, it is the beige and green hut usually located near the center of the ice hut village on the south side. Still can't find Big Al's Hut? Ask someone!

Cost to pre-register for the event is $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for children aged 16 and under. Pre-registration begins Monday February 12, 2018 at noon and ends Friday, February 16, 2018 at midnight. Cost to register on the day of the event is $25.00 for adults and $10.00 for children aged 16 and under. Registration closes when the event begins.

Prize Categories

There are three prize categories in the derby:

  • Largest fish.
  • Largest panfish
  • Smallest legally caught fish (No minnows!)

*** All fish must be caught in accordance with derby rules.

The Small Print

This is an invitational event exclusively for the hut owners of Petrie Island, their invited guests and the hut renters of the Oziles’ Marina and Bait Shop. This event is coordinated with Ontario’s Family Fishing Week-end and Ontario Outdoors cards and fishing permits are not required to participate.

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The event is totally non-profit and all money raised during the day goes directly to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Check out our complete list of sponsors for our 2018 Derby and support them!