Win prizes, have fun at fishing derby this weekend

28th Annual Watch Lake/Green Lake Fishing Derby set to go

The 28th Annual Watch Lake/Green Lake Fishing Derby, which is sponsored by the Watch Lake/Green Lake Resort, Guest Ranch and Business Association, is slated for June 6-7.

The top prizes are $500 cash for the biggest fish and $250 for the second biggest catch.

There are a lot of other prizes to be won on the weekend – oldest fisher, youngest fisher, farthest away, best dressed, first fish on each day from either lake, and random draw entries.

Winners must be present at the awards ceremony, which starts at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, to receive a prize.

Derby entries – adults are $10 and youth under 16 are $7.50 – and pig roast tickets – $15 for adults and children under 10 are $7.50 – are available at 70 Mile General Store, Ace High Resort, Tall Timbers Resort, and Watch Lake Lodge.

Fish can be caught in either Watch or Green lakes, but must be weighed in at the Watch Lake Lodge.

The $5 pancake breakfasts each day are from 7 to 10 a.m., and the concession goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days.

There will be a refreshment garden open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call 250-456-7741.