Island Lake Fishing Derbies

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10th Annual Island Lake Bass Tournament

Saturday July 14th and Sunday July 15th 2018

$5000+ in big catch prizes was on the line for the top 10 bass and the top pike, perch, and crappie.

Plus, help us celebrate our 10th Derby, there will be 10 tagged fish, each worth $100 to be caught during the derby!

The two day catch & release derby was hosted by the Friends of Island Lake as a fundraiser for Island Lake Conservation Area.


Largemouth Bass

  • 1st prize – $2,500 cash + trophy. (Name will also be engraved on a plaque/trophy displayed at ILCA.)
  • 2nd prize – $1,000 cash + trophy
  • 3rd prize – $500 cash + trophy.
  • 4th prize – $150 cash
  • 5th prize – $125 cash
  • 6th-10th prize – $100 cash

Additional Prizes

  • Northern Pike – $150 + trophy
  • Black Crappie – $150 + trophy
  • Yellow Perch – $150 + trophy
  • In honour of the derby’s 10th anniversary 10 tagged Largemouth Bass will be available to catch, each worth $100.


Early Bird Tickets

$45 for one day
$70 for Saturday and Sunday

(until June 30th)

Regular Tickets

$50 for one day
$80 for Saturday and Sunday

(after June 30th)

Kids Tickets

$10 per day

(ages 11 and younger)
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Become a sponsor of our 2018 Bass Derby!

Contact Jacob at CVC Foundation for more information: 905-670-1615 x222 or


This is a catch and release derby for all categories.

It is the contestant’s responsibility to provide suitable containers and aeration, ensuring fish are measured and registered alive.

Stringers, travel bags, wire fish baskets or any other methods besides aerated live wells for the transport of live bass or any fish intended for release are prohibited.

This applies to fish caught in watercraft and on shore.

Funds raised at the Derbies support Friends of Island Lake projects at Island Lake Conservation Area

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

Bass Derby Promo

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Past Derby Events

Saturday, February 10, 2018 to Monday, February 19, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Daily

Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville (View Map)

$35/adult, $10/child (up to 12 yrs)

**Please note that daily park admission fees apply or purchase a membership

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This year, there’s $2,500 in cash prizes up for grabs!!

1st Place Northern Pike – $1,000

2nd Place Northern Pike $750

3rd Place Northern Pike $500

Largest Yellow Perch $250

Largest Black Crappie $250

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