Monthly Archives: January 2013

7th Annual Family Ice Fishing Derby for ALS Society of Manitoba

Derksen Plumbing and Heating Special Projects with the Derksen Group of Companies is once again hosting their annual Family Ice Fishing Derby to raise funds for the ALS Society of Manitoba, in memory of Henry Derksen.

This year marks the 7th Anniversary and will take place on February 16TH, 2013.

Location: Red River at Selkirk.
Directions: Hwy #59 north to Provincial Rd. #509, head west and this leads to river access down the hill and follow the signs.
Registration Deadline: February 1, 2013.

Fee: $10.00 per hole, one hole per person.
Starts: 10:00 am.
Finishes:2:00 pm.

Catch & Release Only: We will have volunteers on the ice measuring fish.

Prizes will be as follows:
Grand Prize: Largest Fish of any species.
Second Prize:Second Largest
Third Prize: Third Largest
And So on till all prizes are awarded.

Lunch will be provided at noon. Hot Chocolate will be available all day.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact: Paul Duncan 204-944-3434 or Kelsey Jackson 204-944-3468.

Ice Fishing on Lake Winnipeg with Rick Mercer

Canadian comedian and television personality Rick Mercer of the “Rick Mercer Report” recently went ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg with Craig Stapon and some friends from the Manitoba fishing community that included Derksen Plumbing & Heating’s Paul Duncan. Paul was designated the Chef of the day. Watch for Paul in the video at 5:05 mark. This segment originally aired on CBC on January 22, 2013.

To see more photos of the event, visit Craig Stapon’s website –