Monday December 27, 2010

Fishing News

Big Fish Bite If You Got Good Bait

Vedder Boxing Day Derby draws hundreds of hopefuls

Submitted by Chris Gadsden with thanks to Fishing With Rod


Some of the prize steelhead weighed in yesterday during the annual derby. Video grabs courtesy of Chris Gadsden's film.


ifteen big steelhead were weighed in yesterday in the Annual Boxing Day Vedder River Steelhead Derby with 280 vying for top prizes.


Just over 280 anglers took part in yesterday in the contest sponsored by the Chilliwack Fish and Game Club. Last year 9 fish were caught in the derby.


The Derby Winners

A Little Fishtory

Thanks to the donations from many local tackle shops and businesses, many anglers who did not catch a fish took home some valuable prizes.

A lot of thanks also goes to club president Paul Dulong and his committee for putting on the 67th edition of the derby with money made from the derby going right back into fish enhancement projects.

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