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REPORTING · 23rd August 2012
Walter McFarlane
Kitimat’s 25th Annual Fishing Derby is coming up on Labour Day Weekend, which is September 1st and 2nd.

This year, there are cash prizes for the largest Coho and largest Halibut. There are fishing prizes Women’s Largest Coho and the Junior Largest Coho. Finally, there are a lot of grand prizes and door prizes under the topic of “You don’t have to fish to catch a prize.

Tickets are $20 per adult and $10 for people 15 and under. Tickets must be purchased prior to the Derby at City Centre Hardware, Bradley’s Bait and Tackle and the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce.

Coho’s are to be weighed in at Bradley’s Bait and Tackle, Halibut can be weighed in at City Centre Hardware.

Fish fest will once again take place at the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce on Sunday September 2nd from 2-8 pm. There will be a free shuttle from City Centre Mall. There will be games for the kids, Beer Gardens and Food Vendors. Prizes will be given out at 7:00.
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Comment by richard morhart on 23rd August 2012
the fish are infected,as many have these lumps in the meat as just a few years ago it was just under the skin .I filleted a few now and i found the lumps right in the cut of the meat.careful what you eat as your gouverment said,it good for you. i can`t eat that crap,do you really trust you a though at whats next.when your fresh water supply is poisoned from fracking,and your waters have bitueman,black-gold.....hows one to sirvive. wealth will conquor,where do you this is just the beginning . the weak will parish.
Fishing Derby 2.....
Comment by Larry on 23rd August 2012
Re the previous article.....I couldn't agree more.
Fishing Derby
Comment by Bernie Scholz on 23rd August 2012
I can't believe Kitimat is still having the old fashioned "kill a fish derby". These are being eliminated all over canada because they are hard on the fish stocks. They only benefit a few businessmen ( tackle store owners and guides) and I would bet if you polled the local population very few would actually support it. If you want to have good fishing in kitimat river, quit advertising as this only benefits business.

Former Longtime Kitimat resident