Under the Lock returns

by Editorial Staff | April 28, 2023
Under the Lock gallery photo
Photo: OFAH

The 34th annual Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) Under the Lock Fishing Derby returns to Peterborough this weekend with 3,000 stocked trout, 500 tagged fish, and more than $25,000 in prizes.

The nine-day event formerly known as the Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby takes place on the Trent-Severn Waterway below Lock 21 beginning Saturday, April 29. Prizes include fishing rods, tackle boxes, camping equipment, mountain bikes, and cash. The $1,000 big fish grand prize will be awarded to anyone who catches Walter, a giant rainbow trout.

Under the Lock registration required

Registration is $15 for the first child and $10 for each additional child per family registered at the same time.

Youth registration includes instant prizes on April 29 for the youth derby as well as entry into the all-ages derby. Fishing is open to registered adults ($25 per adult) from Sunday, April 30 at 9 a.m. through Sunday, May 7 at 4 p.m. The creel limit is two fish per person per day.

Visit www.ofah.org/underthelock for more information.

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