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2018 Spring Derby Results

Ontario Steelheaders hosted their 2018 Spring Derby on Saturday May 5th. The weather was beautiful, sunny and warm; one of the best derby days in many years. 1st place, Eugene McConkey 9.2 lbs 2nd place, Jeff Lowe 8.18 lbs 3rd place, Paul Sabatino 7.4 lbs Live release Lance Crawford 32.25 inches. Junior winner Rhett H. […]

Ontario Steelheaders still shut off by MNRF.

March 16, 2018 Greetings Darryl, I am responding on behalf of Shawn as he is on vacation. As discussed previously, in effort to effectively manage the Beatty Saugeen River Fishery, the MNRF is encouraging the natural migration and selection of rainbow trout to the headwaters without the manual transferring of rainbow trout. Our position on […]

Canadian Antique Fishing Tackle Spring Show & Sale

The Canadian Antique Fishing Tackle Association Spring Show & Sale event is taking place in St. Jacobs, Ontario on Saturday, March 31, 2018

45,000 fins clipped

A big thank from myself and the board of director to the volunteers who clipped fish this weekend at the Kincardine Hatchery. Approximately 45,000 little guys were clipped. Karl Redin, President, Ontario Steelheaders

Fin Clipping Volunteers Needed

The Kincardine Trout Hatchery are considering the weekend of February 10th to begin annual fin clipping of the Rainbow Trout. Anyone interested in helping are encouraged to contact: Rachel Hasson, Volunteer Coordinator – Kincardine Hatchery 519-353-8896 The fin clipping can take quite a number of days and may spill over to the following weekend, please […]

King Of The Drift Fall Derby

Winners of the Longest 2 Steelhead Combined Length 1st Joe Sousa – 56 inches Total 2nd Chad Weir – 55.25 inches Total 3rd Max Courtier – 53.5 inches Total 4th Garrett Gardiner – 53.25 inches total 5th Douglas Keene – 53.25 inches total 6th John Kingshot – 53 inches total 7th Dan Coblentz – 52.5 […]

Fall 2017 Ontario Steelheader Derby Results

Ontario Steelheaders hosted their 2017 Fall Derby on Saturday October 14th. There were 110 entrants and 5 Juniors. 1st place, Brad Privatt 8.6 lbs 2nd place, Doug Swan 8.1 lbs 3rd place, Lorenzo P. 7.14 lbs Live release Lorenzo P. 26 inches. The rain held off during the derby, but made its grand arrival for […]

Fall 2017 KOTD Derby

KOTD Donations requested. Denny’s Damn Park and The Ontario Steelheaders welcome back “King of the Drift Derby.“ The 2017 Fall event will be taking place October 28th.  OS extend our gratitude to KOTD;  and their continued support by requesting donations of salads and/or deserts from park and OS members for the event. Hope to see […]

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