Watch Lake Fishing Derby slated June 4-5

Fishing competitions and pig roast at Watch Lake Lodge

Jeremy Hannaford

Free Press

Watch Lake Lodge will be hosting the 29th Annual Fishing Derby on Watch and Green lakes on June 4-5.

The derby will begin at dusk on June 4 with $10 entry fee for adults and $7.50 for children under 16 years with the last weigh-in at 9 p.m. The annual pig roast will be at 6 p.m. with tickets costing $15 for adults and $7.50 for children under 10.

Derby competitors will be able to return at dawn on June 5 and fish until the last weigh-in at 2 p.m.

There will be a variety of prizes, with the largest fish prize worth $500 and second largest fish at $200.

The award ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Watch Lake Lodge. You must be present to receive your prize.

Pancake breakfasts will be offered on both days from 7 to 11 a.m. for $5.

The concession will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days.

There will also be a refreshment garden from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information about the derby, phone the Watch Lake Lodge at 250-456-7741.