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Island Lake Bass Derby


Date(s) - July 8, 2017 - July 9, 2017
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario Street South
Orangeville, Ontario

9th Annual Island Lake Bass Tournament

Saturday July 8th and Sunday July 9th 2017

$5000 in big catch prizes for the top 10 bass and the top pike, perch, and crappie PLUS kids prizes!

The two day catch & release derby is hosted by the Friends of Island Lake as a fundraiser for Island Lake Conservation Area.

$45 per day – Adults
$70 for Saturday and Sunday – Adults
$10 per day – Kids (Ages 11 & Under)
Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Island Lake Conservation Area

Purchase your tickets before June 30th at 9:00pm to be eligible for the Early Bird Prize.


Biggest* Largemouth Bass
1st prize – $2,500 cash + trophy + name will be engraved on a plaque/trophy that will stay at ILCA to be displayed.
2nd prize – $1,000 cash + trophy
3rd prize – $500 cash + trophy
4th prize – $150 cash
5th prize – $125 cash
6th-10th prize – $75 cash each

Biggest* Catch Prizes
Northern Pike – $100 + trophy
Black Crappie – $100 + trophy
Yellow Perch – $100 + trophy

Other Prizes

Early Bird Draw – $50 cash
Youth (11 and under) Trophies

*Biggest refers to highest combined score that includes weight and length – for full details about scoring see rules and regulations at

Funds raised at the Bass Derby support Friends of Island Lake projects at Island Lake Conservation Area

See pictures of our past derbies:


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