Likely fish derby and parade this weekend

There is a brand new dock and boat launch to welcome people at the annual Likely Fishing Derby.

There is a brand new dock and boat launch to welcome people at the annual Likely Fishing Derby for lake trout taking place this May long weekend in Likely, says community organizer Lisa Kraus.

In addition to the fishing derby Likely’s annual May Day Parade takes place Saturday, May 21 starting at 10 a.m. downtown. Registration for locals and visitors who want to participate in the parade is by 9:30 a.m.

After the parade, Kraus says there will the awarding of trophies for best entries and, if it doesn’t rain, fun races for adults and kids with ribbons awarded. There will also be a craft and garage sale.

There are more than $2,000 in prizes to be won at the fishing derby.

The weigh-in is by boat only at the Cedar Point Park day area between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 21 and 22 and between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on May 23.

Derby tickets are available at the Valley General Store at $25 for adults, $5 for children under age 16. Tickets will also be available at Cedar Point Park during weigh-in hours.

To book a campsite at Cedar Point Park early call 250-790-2207. For more derby information call 250-790-2335.

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