Friday, February 13, 2009

Blue River Trout Derby This Weekend

If you haven't made plans yet, it's not too late to attend the 2009 Blue River President's Day Trout Derby in Tishomingo on Saturday and Sunday, February 14th & 15th.

$1000 in tagged trout ($100, $50 and $20 tags) will be stocked along with several trout in the 3-6 pound range. Over $1000 in trophies and door prizes will be given away. Each participant will receive a Blue River Derby Cap.

Additional Prizes include:
* Male Heavy Stringer 2-day total wins $100
* Female Heavy Stringer 2-day total wins $100
* Fly Fishing Heavy Stringer 2-day total wins $100
* Youth 15 and under Heavy Stringer 2-day total wins $100
* Heaviest Trout Caught wins $100

Entry Fees = Adult $25.00, Youth 15 & Under $20.00. Printable Entry Form.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: (580) 371-9288 - (580) 371-2175

Note: Due to rising cost of quality trout for the derby as well as the Blue River Association's donations to save the aquifer, we would welcome any donations to defray these costs. If you would like to make a donation, please include with your registration and you will be listed as a Derby Sponsor on the Sponsorship Board.


Rules:
*Must Be Present to Win Any of the Prizes During the Drawing (Except the Pre-Entry Prize)

*Contest Open To All Ages- Fee Good For Both Days
*Tickets Must Be Purchased Before You Start Fishing


Sponsored by the Johnston County Chamber of Commerce, City of Tishomingo, Oklahoma & the Blue River Association. State Fishing Laws Apply.

Editor's Note: I'm definitely in! See you there!! If you need a place to stay, check out Alberta Creek Resort & Marina, south of the Blue River on Lake Texoma.

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