Just a heads up to all, one of our long-time forum members Rick (Trophy Hunter) will be hosting a fall salmon fishing derby on the Vedder on October 6th this year. All the details have not been worked out yet, but if you are interested, please post a reply or vote in the poll. More details will be available as he works on this.
The registration will start at 7am at Fred's Custom Tackle and the weigh-in will be at 2:30pm at the Chilliwack Fish and Games Club House. There will be a BBQ with hamburgers and hot dogs for a $2 donation. There will be pop, hot chocolate, coffee etc. 50/50 draws will be held and for those who don't wish to partake in the derby they can still show up and buy raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes.
The derby prizes will be for the largest hatchery coho, largest chinook salmon and hidden weights.
The cost of entry is $35.00. You must have a valid freshwater fishing licence and salmon stamp.
A few words describing the charity/fund from Rick: My nephew Rhys David Lewis was born on December 23rd 2008. He was born with Achondroplasia which is the most common type of dwarfism (a little person), he was the most amazing kid I have ever met. he was incredibly funny and out going, he loved all sports and he would walk around showing anyone who would look his skills.. he would show you how he throw a baseball, kicked a soccer ball or put up his little fists and show you how he could box... he lived for a short three and a half short years and touched the lives of everybody he met.
His mother Deena has set up a fund in his name (called the Rhys Lewis athletic legacy fund) all proceeds go towards promoting athletics for little people.Download derby poster!Prize list
$500 gift basket/gift certificate from Halo Hair Salon
Pflueger spinning reel from Sea-Run Fly and Tackle
$100 gift certificate from Highwater Tackle
$100 worth of spinners and balsa floats from Geff Teboekhorst
$100 gift certificate from Jason Wilks from AMSOIL
Three dry gear bags and a smartphone waterproof case from Western Marine
Trophy XL casting rod from Redl Sports
Black ball cap, neoprene black jacket, four pack of tarp clips (part #300), and two knife sharpeners (par #900) fom Scotty's Plastics
Two hats, two T-shirts, two gift certificates for one tub of Red Dragon roe, two quantum 7' spinning rods, one William Joseph old school pack, three packs of Vantage hooks, five packs of Glo Bug wool from Fred's Custom Tackle
Two complete outfits for a girl and a boy, size 6x/7, approximate value $100 from Peekaboo Beans
Turning Point propeller kit and a safe skeg kit from Pacific Advantage Sales
$75 Home Depot gift card from Scott Clarke at Sutton Realty
High Quality stainless steel 24pc BBQ tool set with case from Carter GM
$100 Petro Canada gift card
$100 Starbucks gift card
$50 Boathouse gift card
$350 Magic picnic Bench
Two food gift baskets
Two kids spinning reel combos
One drift fishing all you need tackle kit