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30th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby

The 30th Annual Wawa Ice Fishing Derby is done for another year!

Congratulations to all the winners and a huge THANK YOU! to all the participants who made this derby a success!

A big shout-out to the Sponsors and Volunteers as well as the Town of Wawa and Hawk Junction for their support!

Click Here to see all this year's winners!

Please Read "Important Information for the 2022 Derby!"

  • Limited to 1100 participants
  • Entry fee is only $150.00 (Cash or Cheque) or $155.00 (Online) (HST Included)
  • Six prizes for the largest fish (by weight) of any game species* caught on EACH Derby Lake. Twelve prizes in total!

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Participants must be 18 or over to be eligible for Early Bird and Registration Prizes (License M769058)

Important Information for the 2022 Derby!

For this year, we are limited to 1100 participants and fishing will only be allowed on Wawa Lake and Hawk Lake.

Due to Covid 19, the Arena is limited 200 people on the ice and 200 people in the stands. To help make registration go smoother, the registration start time has been moved to 10:00am on Friday March 4th.

Due to Covid 19, access to the Arena will require a proof of vaccination receipt and photo ID.

* See Rule 14 for the specific game species that may be entered.

Rule 3 - A valid fishing licence is required to have a fish weighed in the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby, for all individuals requiring a fishing licence under provincial regulations.

In accordance with Ontario Gaming Laws, each adult 18 years of age or over may purchase as many entries as (s)he wishes, and all fishing entries for minor children must be in the name of the parent/guardian.