Daily Archives: December 12, 2011

Ice Fishing Contest to start in January

The Hamilton County Federation of Sportsmen Inc. is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby between the months of January and March 2012.

Those interested in entering  can pick up registration forms from the Inlet Information Office, Raquette Lake Hotel and Tap Room, Hoss’ Country Corner in Long Lake, and Tanners Outdoor Sports in Speculator.

Casey’s Corners in Piseco will also be conducting the weigh station for the contest.

Entrants can fish any legally open body of water in Hamilton County and bring their catches to the closest weigh station to be entered in the derby.

Each month, cash prizes of $125 will be awarded for the largest fish, by weight, in the following categories: Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Pike, and Perch

Registration fees are $25 for an individual adult and $40 for an immediate family.

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