Monday, January 5, 2015

2015 Panguitch Lake WFF Benefit Ice Fishing Derby

2015 5th Annual Panguitch Lake
Ice Fishing Derby
Wildland Firefighter Foundation Benefit

Saturday January 31, 2015    0800-1400
Panguitch Lake, Utah

$20 entry fee– 100% of all entry fees will go to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.

Abe Lopez, son of USFS employee Bob Lopez

Check-In will start at 0730 at the North Boat Ramp at Panguitch Lake and the Derby will start at 0800.  First and second place finishers will be determined by length of longest legal trout landed between the times of 0800 and 1400.  All entrants need to be registered before 0800, January 31st.   All entrants must adhere to all Utah Division of Wildlife Resources rules and regulations.  We are limited to 50 contestants so be sure to preregister to ensure a spot.  Come support an outstanding cause and enjoy a great day of ice fishing with friends and co-workers on the Dixie National Forest.  Please let us know if you plan on competing.  If you can’t make it to the derby, donations are sure welcome and encouraged to help support the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. 

Registration Contacts/Info
Registration deadline for the derby is at 0800 Jan. 31, 2015.  You are encouraged to pre-register to avoid delays the morning of the event.  You can pre-register with any of the following contacts:

Cedar City, Utah
Brian Burbridge -435-691-7702
Steve Barker- 435-590-1061
Bill Roach- 435-865-1429

Escalante, Utah
Jason Porter- 435-616-2165

Panguitch, Utah
Chet Hatch-435-691-9371

Every entrant will also receive a raffle ticket for an opportunity to win several raffle prizes.  All prizes are donated, so one hundred percent of all entry fees and raffle ticket sales will go directly to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.  Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the day. Food will also be provided, thanks again to Bill Roach.  There will also be a kids contest at the end of the day where kids fourteen years of age and younger have an opportunity to win a grand prize.

For info call Brian Burbridge 435-691-7702, Steve Barker 435-590-1061, or Jason Porter in Escalante, Utah at 435-616-2165.