Catfish Derby

catfish East Palestine Sportsmen’s Club Catfish Derby Catch and Release

Saturday, August 20, 2016   6:00pm to midnight — Shore Fishing Only — No State fishing license required

  1. Heaviest catfish caught & promptly weighed in will be a winner.
  2. Ties will be broken by the catfish having the greatest length.
  3. All catfish will be measured & weighed at the scoring tables.
  4. Judges at the scoring table  will have final decision.
  5. All other types of fish caught shall be released.
  6. Only two fishing rods per person may be used.
  7. Bring your own bait.
  8. Deep hooks shall be cut off and left in fish.
  9.  Registration will be held to 80 participants due to lake size.   Registration will be between 4:00pm & 6:00pm, fee $12 per person.
  10.   60% payback amounts determined by total amount of entries for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. (3 heaviest catfish)
  11.  All awards will be presented by 12:30am.

Restrooms are available & kitchen will be open until 10:00pm.

You may bring your own food & drinks & lanterns are allowed.

No pets, chumming or open fires.

Contact Joe Fitzwilliams for more info. (330)831-5872




Gun Raffle

Congratulations to club member, Jerry Anderson who was the winner of our gun raffle drawn at the Outdoor Expo on July 17.  Jerry is the proud owner of a  45-70 Marlin rifle, stainless steel with a laminated stock & big-loop lever.  Congratulations, Jerry!