The 2019 PIIFA Ice Fishing Derby at Petrie Island

The 2019 Petrie Island Ice Fishermen's Association Derby is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 on Baitshop Bay 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 16, 2019 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 for the derby is at the Beaudoin/Tessier hut. The Beaudoin/Tessier is parked on the south road of the bay and has a camo trailer parked close by. Still can't find the Beadoin/Tessier 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 11, 2019 at noon and ends Friday, February 15, 2019 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 derby begins at 10:00 am.

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.

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


2019 Derby Sponsors