Striped bass derby May 11 on Stewiacke River

Truro Daily News - - SPORTS -

STEWIACKE, N.S. – The Stewiacke River will be lined with an­glers this week­end for the ninth an­nual Sipekne’katik First Na­tion’s striped bass derby.

The derby will be held Satur­day, May 11 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is open to ev­ery­one and there is no ad­mis­sion. All an­glers must reg­is­ter at the reg­is­tra­tion tent prior to fish­ing.

The tour­na­ment is catch and re­lease only. Both live bait and lures are per­mit­ted. There are lots of great prizes to be won. Age cat­e­gories for derby prizes and ran­dom draws are 10 and un­der, 11-17 and 18 and older.

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