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The “Cast Away” Fishing Derby 2018

We will be hosting our 3rd Annual Cast Away Fishing Derby on May 19th 2018 in association with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Marion Correction .

11:00 Am – 12:00 PM Registration / Lunch
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Passport to Fishing Program  (Info on Passport to Fishing can be found below.)
2:00 PM – 4:00 pm Fishing Derby

The Passport to Fishing program provides skills, techniques and information that allows any beginning angler to start fishing in their own community.

Passport to Fishing has been proven to be a successful youth education campaign. Straight forward, effective, inexpensive and FUN. The program consists of four stations where kids will learn a variety of skills from tying fishing knots and rigging a fishing pole to casting, fishing rules, fish habitat and handling fish and concludes with a fishing derby after all stations are completed.

  • Open to kid’s ages 4 to 15
  • Parents or Guardians must be Present.
  • Fun for the Entire Family
  • Door Prizes
  • Loaner Poles available to use during day of the derby
  • Food and Beverages
  • Rain or Shine

Things to Bring:

  • Fishing Poles & Tackle
  • Sun Screen / Block
  • Hat
  • Insect spray / repellant
  • Dress Appropriately for the Weather (Rain Jacket..ETC…)

Please contact me for more information….

Fishing & Hunting Raffle Winners

We finally made it to the end of our first contest / raffle and now its time to announce the winners.

Custom Bass Painting                                      Jeff Gibson, Bluffton, OH
Custom 3 Tier Gun Rack with Drawer          Ralph Carr, Toledo, OH
Ugly Stick GX2 Fishing Rod and Reel           Dave Eberle, Lima, OH
Etched Glass Beer Mug                                     Dan Quail, Forest, OH
Etched Glass Beer Mug                                     Chuck Tidd, Wellston, OH
Etched Glass Beer Mug                                     Jeff Gibson, Bluffton, OH

Congratulations to everyone that won and thanks to everyone that helped promote us.

2017 BFA Winners

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2017 Big Fish Awards. We had a lot of great entries this year and are looking forward to next years competition.

Bluegill: Scotty Fuqua ll 12″ Private Pond

Bass: Jeff Gibson 23″ Buckeye Quarry

Catfish: Dave Eberle 43″ Muammee River

Crappie: Scott Fuqua 14″ Private Pond

Fall Fish Fry

Held our annual fall fish fry today, it was a little hotter than we are use to but we manage to pull off another great event. Thanks to Jeff for helping fry up the fish and frog legs and to all those that made it out this year.

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Also would like to give thanks to Dave Eberle, Jeff Gibson and Lil Scotty, who are my fishing buddies that contributed to catching the fish and frogs that make this event possible.


Fishing & Hunting Raffle Give Away Contest

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We will be running a raffle / contest on our Facebook page for our members that starts today and ends Feb. 24th of next year. you can post your recent fishing or hunting stories on there to be entered into a drawing to win several cool prizes. You can post your fishing / hunting stories once a day and for every post you make, you get (1) entry into the drawing. The chances of winning depends on the number of entries we receive. This is completely free to enter, the stories you share may be republished on this site.

Prizes include the following items:
* Custom 3 Tier Gun Rack with Drawer
* Custom Bass Painting
* Ugly Stick GX2 Fishing Rod and Reel
* (3) Etched Glass Beer Mugs
More prizes may be added at a later time.

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