It will be paddle-power only as the Harbour City’s inaugural kayak fishing derby launches in support of the Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery.
The derby takes place Aug. 20 at Maffeo Sutton Park from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., and features events for the entire family.
Available workshops include kayak fishing, rigging kayaks, fly fishing and more. The grand prize is a kayak from Ocean Kayak.
Cost is $25 and tickets can be purchased at Gone Fishing or any Alberni Outpost location.
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