Wayne County Youth Derby July 1- July 28th

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Austin age 11 weighed in a 2 lb. at Bay Bridge Sport Shop in 2017 Great catch Austin!

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce the Wayne County Youth Derby. This event runs July 1- July 28th and covers the waters in Wayne County (see rules). The Youth Derby is in its 20th year . The Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs is working with the District. The Derby Awards Banquet is August 4th at the Firehall in Sodus Point where prizes and trophies will be awarded.

To enter the Youth Division, a child must be between the ages of 4-16, at the time of registration. There will be two age categories – Youth ages 4-7 & ages 8-16. Entry fee is $5.00. Youth Division prizes will consist of merchandise and trophies. Prize structure will be based on the number of registered entrants. Each youth is eligible to win one prize only after weighing in a legitimate fish. This rule allows more youths to win a prize.

Thank you to McDonalds of Wayne County for their continued support along with Arneys Marina, Bay Bridge Sport Shop, B-E Fishing Tackle, Captain Jack’s Clingerman Taxidermy, Davenport Marina, Dynalec Corporation, Ely & Leene, Fishin Magician Charters, Fowler Marina, Hughes Marina, Joey’s Northside Grocery, Katlynn Marine, Keys Energy, Krenzer Marine, LOC Derby, Lyons National Bank, Paton’s Market Place, PJ’s Unisex Salon, Port Bay RV Park and Campground, Sodus Bay Sportsman Club, Steger Haus, Termatec Molding, Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Wayne County Tourism and  Zip N Zim Charters.

Participants will enter only fish personally caught in the Wayne County, NY waters of Lake Ontario (1/2 mile west of Ginna Plant and east to Blind Sodus Bay) and its embayments; the waters of the Erie Canal and streams located in Wayne County, NY in accordance with all NYS Department of Conservation Fishing Rules and Regulations. Participant must have a valid NYS fishing license unless exempt by law.

There will be three major areas of competition – Species Challenge, Pan Fish Challenge, and the Merchants Challenge. For more information and registration visit https://waynecountynysoilandwater.org/youth-derby/

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489
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