WADDINGTON - The St. Lawrence River Walleye Association has announced the date of its annual Opening Day Walleye Derby.
The event will be held on May 3 from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. at the boat launch at Whitaker Park in Waddington with the scales opening at noon.
The entry fee is $50 per 2 person team with an optional $20 per team big fish contest.
There will be a $5 restocking fee for non SLRWA members. Format is weighing in four fish; (3) fish 18-23 and (1) fish over 23. All fish over 23 must be able to be released; any dead fish will receive an 8 oz penalty.
Any fish between 18 and 23 can be kept by the fishermen and does not need to be released.
Boundaries are the Prescott International Bridge to the top side of the Robert Moses Power Dam.
The awards ceremony will be held at the JCs River Run Bar & Grill at 3 p.m.
Sign-up location is at the JC River Run Bar & Grill on Friday, May 2, from 6-7:30 p.m.
For a complete list of rules please visit www.stlawrenceriverwalleyeassociation.com or call Mike at 384-3450.