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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 - 08:57 am

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The Rice Lake Fishing Festival will celebrate its official kick-off on Saturday May 12 at Elmhirst’s Resort. An Exposition at 5pm will showcase local outfitters, adventures, experiences, resorts and venues unique to Rice Lake. Listen to the story of Rice Lake and join in the conversation as we share the Rice Lake adventure with you!

We are proud to announce the Ontario Minister of Tourism, Hon. Michael Chan will be the guest speaker for the evening as we celebrate the partnership of tourism, angling and community in a picturesque setting overlooking Rice Lake. The Kick-Off Dinner will begin at 7pm. Savour traditional Rice Lake fare prepared with home grown ingredients for a mouth-watering buffet featuring local cultural flavours, a signature feature of Elmhirst’s Resort!

Exposition Admission: FREE
Kick-Off Buffet Dinner: $35 per person

Media are invited to attend the Exposition and Dinner. Please contact the festival office if Kick-Off Buffet Dinner tickets are required.

Fast Facts

Thousands of dollars worth of tagged fish prizes will once again be swimming around Rice Lake. Each tagged fish prize is valued at $500 or more. Crappie, perch, walleye and sunfish (bluegill) are being tagged with thanks to the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Ten of the tagged fish are worth $1000 each of Pioneer Energy Gas. Visit the Prizes page for details and contingency prize offers.

Daily Draw Prizes have been added to the festival fun this year! Participants who activate their ‘Perks Card’ online are eligible to win.

Festival registration is just $10 per person.

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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 - 10:30 pm

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Just on the sit rice lake ont,canada tourist assoc. it said boat opertor card not mandatory on rent of boat and motor? Anyways looks like fun may come out and have fun and have a good dinner thanks for the info.

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Posted: Dec 18, 2019 - 02:58 pm


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Is this still happening?

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