Waubun Wildlife Club Ice Fishing Derby Set for This Weekend

Waubun Wildlife Club Ice Fishing Derby Set for This Weekend

January 24, 2023 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ R & J Outdoors Show 0

Naytahwaush, MN — The Waubun Wildlife Club welcomes all area ice anglers to their annual Fishing Derby on South Twin Lake this Saturday, January 28th. The tournament will be held from Noon until 3pm in conjunction with Mahnomen Area Sportsman Club’s Kids Fishing Derby as well. Carrot Paul with the Waubun Wildlife Club previews this weekend’s derby.

The entry fee into the fishing derby is a $1 raffle ticket and you can purchase as many as you like. Proceeds from the raffle tickets go to offset derby costs and towards stocking area lakes.

Tickets for the raffle will be available at area businesses as well as at the derby. Paul adds that he appreciates all the help from the Waubun Wildlife Club members who make this event a reality.

Largest Walleye and Pike will get a $100 prize and largest Bass and Panfish will receive $50.

The Mahnomen Area Sportsman’s Club’s Kids Fishing Derby, which also runs from Noon to 3pm on South Twin Lake, will award prizes for largest fish in three different age categories: 0-5 years, 6-10 years, and 11-15 years. There will also be a grand prize and bike drawings as well.

Listen to the full interview with Carrot Paul with the Waubun Wildlife Club below: