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On behalf of the Friends of Island Lake, Credit Valley Conservation Foundation and its Board of Directors, AND Credit Valley Conservation, THANK YOU to all the participants and volunteers of the 11th Annual Bass Derby held at Island Lake Conservation Area on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday July 14.

Thanks to all of you, this was our best year ever!

With close to 300 participants registered for this event, your efforts helped the Friends of Island Lake raise over $31,000 towards critical environmental projects at Island Lake Conservation Area.  That’s an incredible success!

Our sincere gratitude to the 2019 Bass Derby sponsors and donors for their support.

We hope everyone involved enjoyed their time at this event and we hope to see you all again at next year’s derby.  Keep checking our website for updates on the 2020 Bass Derby.


ADULTS CATEGORY: Winners from Sunday July 14:

1st Prize: Mark Bonello

2nd Prize: Mark Porcho

3rd Prize: Ian Tracy

4th Prize: Jim Tanner

5th Prize: Nicholas Coles

6th Prize: Japhet Esmeralda

7th PrizeHew Spicer

8th Prize: Tanner Key

9th Prize: Mathew LeBlanc

10th Prize: Kyle Pender

Northern Pike Prize: Mathew Poon

Yellow Perch Prize: Nick Rowntree

Black Crappie Prize: Martin Himelson

Kids Category: Winners from Saturday July 13:

Largemouth Bass Prize: Francesco Albanese

Yellow Perch Prize: Cecilia Mitchel

Pumpkinseed Prize: Ethan Mitchel

Rockbass Prize: Andrew Spicer

Black Crappie Prize: Olivia Bonnella


Kids Category: Winners for Sunday July 14:

Pumpkinseed Prize: Questiyon Dennis

Rockbass Prize: Mathew Lam

Pike Prize: Beau Mason

Yellow Perch Prize: Cecilia Mitchel

Black Crappie Prize: Paige Thomson

Bass Prize: Addison Donaldson

2019 Island Lake Bass Derby Sponsors & Donors:

Gold Sponsor:

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Media Sponsor:


Silver Sponsor:


Bronze Sponsors:

Friends & Supporters:

Country Trades
Fishing Friendzy
Heirloom Kitchens
Mike McMann
Rodeo Management Group Inc.
Roy’s Service Centre
Water Specialist

Island Lake Derby Sponsorship Opportunities

The CVC Foundation is seeking well-aligned corporate partners to help us achieve a thriving environment that protects, connects, and sustains us. Our goal is to work with our corporate partners to support your goals and priorities as a business, and to create symbiotic partnerships that provide a strong return on investment for both parties. We welcome an opportunity to further discuss meaningful partnership opportunities with your company.

Partnering with the CVC Foundation and the Friends of Island Lake is an opportunity for your company to make your mark at the local level in a meaningful and engaging manner. Becoming a sponsor of the Island Lake Derbies will provide your company with strong brand recognition opportunities, and a significant level of exposure to an audience that aligns well with your target markets.

To learn more on how we can help you meet your marketing and corporate social responsibility goals, contact Celeste Longhurst, Specialist, Corporate Engagement at Credit Valley Conservation Foundation at 905-670-1615 x238 or

Funds raised through the Island Lake Derbies support Friends of Island Lake (FOIL) projects at Island Lake Conservation Area. FOIL is a sub-committee of the Credit Valley Conservation Foundation, a registered environmental charity.

Island Lake Conservation Area is located in Orangeville Ontario, at 673067 Hurontario Street South.

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2016 Bass Derby

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