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This annual memorial seasonal steelhead derby runs from December 1st to March 15th, 2021 on the Chilliwack/Vedder River. Proceeds generated from the derby will be donated to Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition, which further raises funds from various government agencies so habitat restoration projects can take place on the Chilliwack/Vedder River watershed.
Targeting hatchery marked steelhead only, derby tickets are $20 each, which can be purchased at Fred's Custom Tackle or on-line at shopfreds.ca (available soon).
To weigh in a fish, simply bring it to Fred's Custom Tackle's (Chilliwack store). From there we'll weigh, measure, and record your catch, and, take a quick pic. If you don't want to be in the picture, no worries, just hold it up and have the fish say cheese.
$50 for the first fish* weighed in (must be 5lbs or over, >52cm);
$100 for the first fish* weighed in over 17lbs;
6 x $100 hidden weight prizes;
First place winner receives $1,000 plus their name on the trophy;
Second place winner receives a John Milner 'The Vedder' centrepin reel;
Third place winner receives a drift rod/reel combo.
The derby ends on March 15th, 2021 and all prizes will be given out on awards day (TBA).
Click here for the Derby Rules and Regulations or ask for a copy at our Chilliwack store.
*Some restrictions apply.