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We're Celebrating 11 Years!

The 11th Annual Blackstone Valley Youth Fishing Derby

Saturday June 17, 2017     Time: 8 am - 12 pm

4 Hopedale Street, Hopedale, MA

Sponsored By:
Fin and Feather Sports in Upton and the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Special Thanks to the Hopedale Parks Department for hosting this year's event!

 For Rules, Derby Info and To Register: Click here

Derby starts officially at 8 am and ends promptly at 12 pm. Last time of check fish in will be 12:05 pm. The Award Ceremony & Raffle will begin approx 12:30 PM at the Hopedale Pond Boat launch area.

Participants: Ages 3 yrs. 15 yrs.
rophies for 1st - 2nd place Prizes for up to 3rd place in 5 Categories:
Bass, Trout, Perch, Pickerel, and Bluegill. Other prizes may vary.
Fish Scoring - All Fish will be scored by time, length and weight and time noted will break any tie.
Youth will be allowed 1 Major Prize to allow more children to receive prizes!
Please practice "Catch and Release" (ALL FISH must be released if possible after check in). Shore fishing only 1 line per child. No adults allowed to Fish during the Derby, they may assist their child if needed.
2 Trout limit each youth may check in only 2 in the trout category.
Bait allowed: Live bait, worms, meal worms, shiners. Spinners, spoons, marsh mallows, trout bait and salmon eggs.
All Massachusetts Fishing Laws apply! 15 Year Olds need a MA Fishing License
Rod & Reel method of fishing only. *
Must bring your own equipment. "No rocket rods"

Donation $15 per child Includes: A lunch ticket, a bag of tackle and 1 dozen worms per participant

$45 max per family (3 bags, 3 bait & 3 lunch tickets will be given) T-shirts available $12 Pre-order suggested, at Derby while supplies last.

Extra bait will be available for sale at the derby this year pre order on Registration form 24 cup of Worms $4.50 and 12 count of Night Crawlers $3.50

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