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Greetings all!

Some recent news items from the St Catharines Game & Fish Association

Our new executive was voted in this past fall and having been busy at work planning both the 37th annual Spring Salmon & Trout Derby as well as the annual Kids Day derby for May 5. We hope that many will again take part in both events. Volunteers interested in helping out with Kids Day is allways greatly appreciated.

Additionally, we are happy to announce that Dagmar Miller's name has been added to the list of volunteers to be recognized by the annual City of St. Catharines Volunteer Recognition Awards dinner. She has been the driving force behind the Annual Kids Day Fishing Derby held each spring. Each nominee can attend the awards ceremony for free and is allowed to bring one guest at no charge. Tickets are available to purchase for additional guests at a cost of $30 each and include dinner and wine. Tickets are limited and may be purchased by filling out the enclosed order form complete with full payment payable to The City of St. Catharines. Here is the link, and please share with others that may be interested. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday April 6th.

We would like to thank Steve Robert and his wife Marci for running the popular shore trout derbies this past winter. The 2012 Peter Lee Memorial was held this past Saturday and the winner was Geoff Way catching a 7.12 rainbow trout. Geoff took home both pots winning a total of $720.00 and his name on the Memorial cup witch will be on display. Congrats Geoff! Tony Lucciola took second winning rod and reel combo with a 7.3 brown trout, Congrats Tony! Rob Mc Intosh donated another nice rod and reel combo for smallest fish. Silvano Rondinelli won this with a small 2.5 rainbow. J.W. Whitley took home a D.A.M. vest for placing 3rd with a 7.1 trout. Congrats guys!

St.Cath. Game and Fish held a BBQ. in support for kids fish day. Courtesy of St.Cath. Game and Fish, anglers that entered derby received free swivels and tickets to enter a draw for some good prizes. Bine Nae, Cindy Adams, and J.W. Whitley all took home 1 year family memberships for St. Cath. Game and Fish. Steve Robert won a one year free boat launch membership. Congrats to everyone!

Our 50/50 draw brought in $93.00 and that going once again to James Cann from Cambridge. Congrats James!

Thank you to Rob Mc Intosh for the generous donation, Romeo, for all your help, Bill Butler for all the video and running you do, and Angela from Peter's Tackle for all the donations you have made for every derby, and to the anglers thanks again everyone we couldn't have done it without you!

Finally at our next general meeting this Monday March 26th, we are happy to have Shane Thombs as our guest speaker. Shane is charter captain, an accomplished tournament angler This meeting will begin at 730pm at the clubhouse and all are welcome!

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