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Bamfield May-Long “Halibutathon” Derby

Bamfield May-Long “Halibutathon” Derby

What a weekend! Halibut fishing on the west coast is amazing, and peak season for halibut Is typically May and June. My good friend Jerry of Mills Landing Cottages and I decided to take advantage of this blessing and host a halibut derby.

12th Annual Elk Lake Take a Kid Fishing Derby

12th Annual Elk Lake Take a Kid Fishing Derby

The 12th annual "Elk Lake Take a Kid Fishing Derby" was held April 14th, 2018. It was the largest turn out ever in the derby's history with 306 adults and 85 juniors entered.

2018 Sproat Loggers Winter Spring Derby

2018 Sproat Loggers Winter Spring Derby

The 30-year anniversary of the Sproat Loggers Winter Spring Derby was held March 3 and 4. Don Deforest founded the derby with a few friends back in 1988 and has been the driving force behind this fun-for-all tournament.