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Island Lake 2018 Ice Fishing Derby

Credit Valley Conservation Foundation
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Endorsed by Curators:
Feb 10 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Monday, February 19, 2018
Participate in the Annual Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby, running February 10 to 19. $2500 in cash prizes are available in a number of different categories, including: longest Northern pike, black crappie and yellow perch.

Adult and Child categories available. Save 25% on ticket prices when purchasing for the Island Lake Bass Derby in July too!

Registration is available online or at Island Lake Conservation Area.

This event will run, ice conditions permitting.

Call ahead to reserve your ice hut.

See you on the lake!

Contact:Credit Valley Conservation at 1-800-367-0890

Please see the full Rules and Regulations for the derbies here


What can I bring into the event?

All contestants require a valid Ontario Fishing Licence if you are between the ages of 18-64 years of age*. For more information consult the Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary at

*NOTE: A portion of the derby falls during the Ontario Family Fishing Weekend. From February 17-19, 2018, a fishing license is not required in Ontario; if you are between 18-64 years of age and fishing without an Ontario Fishing Licence, conservation limits apply. For more information visit:

No snowmobiles, A.T.V.s or permanent ice huts are permitted within Island Lake CAs property boundaries.

Heated and portable huts and fishing rods and bait available onsite.Due to the concerns of disease transfer and invasive species establishment, anglers wishing to use baitfish will have to purchase them at Island Lake CA. No baitfish, including frogs and leeches, from outside sources will be permitted in Island Lake CA.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

1.800.367.0890 or

What's the refund policy?

CVC reserves the right to postpone or cancel the Derby at any time due to poor ice conditions on the surface of the lake or other unforeseen conditions. In the unlikely event that the Derby is cancelled on or before Thursday February 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. all registration fees will be refunded in full and no prizes will be awarded. Should the Derby be cancelled after this date, the Superintendent, Conservation Parks, will determine the awarding of prizes for the winners of the Derby based on the total number of entries. No refunds, in whole or in part, will be made in the event of Derby cancellation at that time.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Not necessarily, you need to show a digital or printed version of your ticket in order to pick up your derby registration ticket onsite.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, please call 1.800.367.0890

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, if you transfer the ticket before you pick up your derby ticket onsite.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, the name on the ticket must be for the person registering onsite.

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