Cheshire: Ice-fishing derby to aid ROPES camp

Friday February 22, 2013

An ice fishing derby to benefit the Northern Berkshire R.O.P.E.S camp will be held Sunday, March 3, at Cheshire Lake.

The entry fee is $20. Payout for heaviest legal fish will be: First, $100; second, $75; third, $50.

There will be prizes for children; every child 14 and younger will receive a prize with paid adult. Ages 15 and older will need a ticket to be eligible for cash prizes.

Fishing will take place from sunrise until 2 p.m. No fish will be weighed in past 2:15 p.m. A live weigh-in will be at the boat ramp at first lake.

Pasta, pizza, prizes and 50/50 will be available at 2 p.m. at Bass Water Grill, Route 8.

Tickets are available at derby sponsors Bass Water Grill and J.C.B. Bait.

Information: Bass Water Grill, (413) 743-1911, or J.C.B. Bait, (413) 329-1846.


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