Blue Lakes Trout Derby
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2012
BLUE LAKES TROUT DERBY TO BE HELD APRIL 28 – 29, 2012
UPPER LAKE, CA – The 24th-annual Blue Lakes Trout Derby will be held April 28 – 29, 2012, at The Narrows Lodge Resort in Upper Lake. Sponsored by the Blue Lakes Association, the event is a fun, family-oriented event that features trout fishing on Blue Lakes.
The Trout Derby will be held Saturday, April 28, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with weigh-ins each day at The Narrows Lodge Resort. Entry fees are just $8 per person; $4 for those under 16. The top prize is $150, second place is $75, and third place is $50. Each and every child will receive a prize. Proceeds from the derby benefit volunteer firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and other Blue Lakes community projects.
The derby is open to the public and hosted by The Narrows Lodge Resort, 5690 Blue Lakes Road, Upper Lake. For more information, call (707) 275-2718 or visit
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