Tentative on provincial COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the event


The Township of Laurentian Valley invites seasoned and aspiring fishermen and fisherwomen to a fun family orientated ice fishing derby on Lemke Lake. Enjoy some friendly competition on the ice with prizes to be won! This is event is dependent on Ontario COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the event! 

Tentatively mark your calendars! Registrations are first come first serve.  

Event Details:
Date:   Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time:   10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • 9:30 - 10:00: Arrival and mandatory sign-in at the LV tent
  • 10:00 - 10:15: Introduction to the Derby and Ice Fishing Procedures
  • 10:15: Derby starts
  • 11:30 - 12:30: Free hot dog lunch
  • 1:30: Derby ends
  • 1:45 - 2:00: Presentation of prizes to winners
Location:   Lemke Lake located at the corner of Doran Road and Barron Canyon Road in Laurentian Valley
Lake Entrance:   Path off Barron Canyon Road
Parking:   Only permitted along Barron Canyon Road (prohibited to park on Doran Road due to plow)
Hot dog lunch and hot beverages provided! 
*Please sign-in at the LV tent upon arrival
Porta potty will be on site
Requirements to participate:
  • must register (event capacity is 100 participants)
  • must have fishing equipment & own seating (event organizers will drill fishing holes)
  • masks must be worn outside of fishing station
  • teams must comprise of participants from the same household as per COVID-19 safety restrictions
  • adult participants must have valid fishing licence
  • youth participant up to the age of 18 must have government issued ID with name and DOB
Event Prizes:
Top Prize - Longest Fish
4 Prizes - 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Longest Fish
3 Prizes - Caught a Fish (all participants who caught a fish included) 
1 Prize - Door Prize (all participants included)
1 Prize - Door Prize (12 years old and under)
Event Guidelines:
  • catch and release
  • dress accordingly for no shelter and slush (proper boots)
  • bring scoop for hole
  • bring worms for bait
  • ice fishing tents are permitted

Register Here

Disclaimer: Fishing Derby will be held if Ontario COVID-19 restrictions allow and weather permitting safe ice conditions.