Rockfish Derby set Nov. 29 & 30
, 2014

Rockfish Derby
set Nov. 29 & 30

The Bethel-Emmanuel United Methodist Men’s 19th annual Bluefish Derby will be held Friday and Saturday, November 29 and 30.

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Greenvale Creek Marina is the hosting marina. Weigh stations will be at Greenvale Creek Marina and Ingram Bay Marina. Cash, trophies and sponsor prizes will be awarded.

Based on 65 entries, the top cash prizes for the largest rockfish caught in the two-day event are first, $600; second, $350; and third, $150. Bonus cash prizes are awarded for the top two rockfish caught on the Rappahannock River between the Norris and Downing bridges. The youth who catches the largest rockfish is awarded a $50 prize, in addition to any other prize.

Trophies are awarded for first-, second- and third-largest rockfish caught in the Chesapeake Bay and in the Rappahannock River. The female who catches the largest rockfish receives a special trophy.

The registration fee is $28 per angler. Registration by mail had to be received by November 27. Late registration will be held at Greenvale Creek Marina until 9 a.m. Friday for weekend registration, and by 9 a.m. Saturday for Saturday only fishing.

Fishing times are 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. An awards ceremony, with refreshments, will follow the Saturday weigh-in deadline at Greenvale Creek Marina.

For a copy of the registration form, directions and derby rules, visit beumm.org, or call, 462-3446 or 462-6069.

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