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
Fin and Feather Sports in Upton and the Blackstone Valley
Chamber of Commerce.
Special Thanks to the Hopedale Parks Department for hosting this
Rules, Derby Info and To Register:
Derby starts officially at 8 am and ends promptly at 12
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
Trophies 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
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
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
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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