They’ll Be Biting At Kempenfelt Bay During Fall Fishing Festival

Live Catch And Release Tournament Starts Today

The Barrie Fall Fishing Festival kicks off today with 56 tagged perch in Kempenfelt Bay.

The live catch and release tournament is put on by The Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia.

The prize value for tagged perch is between $300 to $750. 

There are daily prize draws, and a chance to win a 14 ft Legend ProSportTL boat with 20 hp Mercury motor and a Shorelander trailer.  There’s also a chance to win the $10,000 cash prize!

It goes from Friday September 20th-Sunday September 29th.

Ten day passes start at $15 for children and run up to $90 for a family pass.

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