About Ice Fishing for the Cure

Family Day Weekend Ice Fishing Derby in North Bay in support of the Canadian Cancer Society

Support a great cause while enjoying a day of ice fishing in North Bay!

Ice Fishing for the Cure is a one day fishing derby to be held Sunday, February 18th on Lake Nipissing in North Bay with proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society.

The derby takes place from 8am to noon and will be immediately followed by the awarding of prizes at the derby event booth at the lakeside Gazebo adjacent to The Boat on Memorial Drive, North Bay at 1:00pm.

The Derby’s Grand Prize of 50% of the net proceeds from the event will be awarded for the longest fish caught during the derby.

The remaining 50% of net proceeds will be presented to the Canadian Cancer Society North Bay Branch.

Runner-up prizes of gift cards and fishing gear donated by North Bay sponsor businesses will be awarded for the longest Perch caught during the event.

Tickets for Ice Fishing for the Cure are $35 for adults and $10 for children under 12 (children under 18 must be accompanied at all times by their parent or guardian) and are available online and at North Bay Outfitters, 130 Lakeshore Dr., North Bay.

With the derby taking place on Family Day weekend no fishing license is required. The entire weekend (as well as July 1-9, 2018) is a license exemption period designated by the Ontario Government designed to introduce both young and old to angling.

This is sure to be a fun event and in support of a great cause. Consider registering today with a partner or with a group.

Join us on the ice Sunday, February 18th!


On the day of the Derby you’ll find the Registration and Measuring Station under the Pagoda off Memorial Drive and next to The Boat.