Friday, February 18, 2011

12th Annual Ice Fishing Derby, Little Ossipee Lake, Waterboro, Maine on Sunday, Feb 20, 2011

The 12th Annual Ice Fishing Derby will be held on Sunday, February 20, 2011 on Little Ossipee Lake in Waterboro, Maine.  Visit for more information on rules, tickets, alternate dates, brochure, sponsors, derby rules, and prizes.  The ice fishing derby is presented by FET, Inc in conjunction with the "Hooked on Fishing and Not on Drugs" program. 
"FET, Inc is a local nonprofit organization. FET’s mission is to promote fishing and more specifically ice fishing as a fun inexpensive family winter activity. Other major goals involve maintaining habitat and practicing ethical fishing tactics that will allow fishing to grow and prosper as a fun family orientated activity.

Proceeds to benefit HOFNOD, Inland Fisheries Division for Fish Management and Conservation of Southern Maine Waters, Waterboro Park and other local charities.

Hooked on Fishing and Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) is a state program that promotes youth and family togetherness through fishing within the State of Maine These programs focus on drug prevention, environmental education and development of fishing skills. Fishing is offered as a positive alternative to drug use while providing parents an opportunity to communicate with their children. Emily Jones is the State youth coordinator for this program. Please feel free to contact her for additional information on the program."

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