Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular 2013
It’s that time again! The 26th Annual Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular runs from August 23 to September 1st so make your plans! This is an amazing event put on by the Sydenham Sportsmen’s Association, an organization dedicated to conservation through fishery and wildlife initiatives. Current projects include building and maintaining nesting boxes for various bird and waterfowl species, monitoring deer yards, wildlife management through habitat manipulation and stream enhancement projects. Every year the Association raises up to 500,000 Salmonids, ensuring population levels are healthy and flourishing. The Salmon Spectacular is the main fundraising activity for the Association, involving 300 volunteers and hundreds of sponsors and contributors.
A world-class derby, the Salmon Spectacular offers a fantastic opportunity for fishing enthusiasts, both new and experienced, to use their skills, support a great cause and have a lot of fun. Let’s not forget to mention the chance to win one of the many prizes, including Daily Top 10 Salmon Prizes, Mens, Ladies, and Kids Daily Draws, 50/50 Draws and much more. Speaking of prizes, the Top Salmon Grand Prize is a G3 Boat Angler V172F package complete with Yamaha 115 hp, Trailer and Downriggers! Doesn’t get much better than that!
The Salmon Spectacular is more than just a Derby with it’s fantastic line up of daily entertainment. Tributes to Bon Jovi, The Eagles, Shania Twain, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond and others ensure there is something for everyone. Kids have their own special Day with rides, games, prizes, “Stars of Pop” , and Klash the Klown as do Senior’s with a special Senior’s Afternoon. Even Bingo enthusiasts are included with Mega Bingo! The two Giant Fish Fries are event highlights and crowd favourites. World Champion Elvis Impersonator, Roy LeBlanc will be attending the “Breakfast with Elvis” Awards Day to close off the Event on September 1st.
For more information, including Derby Registration, Rules, and an event schedule please visit the Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular.