The 2020 PIIFA Ice fishing Derby - Ottawa

The 2020 PIIFA Ice Fishing Derby at Petrie Island

The 2020 Petrie Island Ice Fishermen's Association Derby is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 15, 2020 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 15, 2020 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 Big Al's hut. Can't find Big Als Hut? Everyone knows Big Al. Ask someone! Cost to pre-register for the event is $25.00 for adults and $10.00 for children aged 16 and under. Pre-registration begins Friday, February 7, 2020 at noon and ends Friday, February 14, 2020 at midnight. Cost to register on the day of the event is $30.00 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).


2020 Derby Sponsors and Supporters

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