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Laframboise Children's Perch Derby March 10 2013

Children’s Perch Derby Returns, Sunday March 10th
On March 01th, families can kick-off the March break by enjoying the great outdoors and ice-fishing at the seventh running of the Laframboise Pro Fishing and Guide Services’ Children’s 14 and under Perch Derby. The derby will be held at the end of West Neebish Road in Laird Township.

Registration will take place on the ice at the end of West Neeb...ish Road beginning at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $5 per child and all children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Each entry fee includes a prize, a hot dog and a drink. Bus service will be provided on Neebish road courtesy of AJ Bus Lines.

A popular March break event with local families, the derby returns March 10th 2013. NEW FOR 2013 IS THE CATCH AND RELEASE ZONE. All fish measured must be in good health and releasable by volunteers.

The derby is a non-profit event, with all proceeds being used to offset costs.
Support for the derby is provided by approximately 70 local businesses and organizations. Title sponsors are Christie’s RV, which provides the Christie’s RV Hot Dog Zone, Tim Horton’s (Pine, Trunk and Station Mall locations) and Brookfield Power.

Since it began in 2005, more than 1 500 children have taken part in the derby. The highest participation was 2011 when 465 young anglers took to the ice. For two-time National Classic Champion Laframboise, reaching 500 is this year’s goal.

Volunteers will be on hand to help drill holes. Hooks and lines will be available for those who do not have their own

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