Valens Lake Ice Fishing Derby Saturday February 17

Valens Lake  Ice Fishing Derby Saturday February 17

The ice at Valens Lake is still safe at over 12" thick. The ice fishing derby is still happening as scheduled..

Reel in the big one Family Day weekend! Valens Lake Conservation Area’s annual catch and release ice fishing derby returns on Saturday February 17, from sunrise to 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a day of fun, prizes, laughs and fishing!

All ages of anglers welcome! Prizes will be awarded to the top three anglers, both adult and child, with the largest* pan fish species; bluegill, crappie and perch.

For Canadian residents, a fishing license is not required as the derby takes place on Ontario license free fishing weekend.

Fish up an appetite? The grill will be fired up with BBQ favourites, along with hot drinks available for purchase to warm you up!

Entry to the derby is $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 years and under. Derby entry price includes park entry. HCA Membership Pass

Valens Lake is located at 1691 Regional Rod 97 in Cambridge. From the Hamilton, take Highway 6 North and turn onto Regional Road 97.

* Largest by weight - length will also be measured in case of a tie.