Pine Haven, Wyoming is preparing for Northeastern Wyoming's biggest winter ice fishing party which promises to be an iconic event full of fun, prizes, food, beverages and excitement. Take a break from the winter blues and come join the 2-day Ice Fishing Derby on February 8 and 9, 2014.This event is sponsored by the Pine Haven Chamber of Commerce with Wyoming Marine supplying the 4 wheeler for our fundraiser.This will be the 4thyear for the Fishing Derby and 4 Wheeler Raffle. A $50.00 raffle ticket also puts you in the drawing for many other prizes. The Ice Fishing Derby kicks off on Saturday, February 8, with coffee, donuts, and registration beginning at 5:30am at the Anchor Bar, 6 Hays Blvd. The most exciting thing about this Ice Fishing Derby, in addition to the 4 wheeler, is the estimated $10,000.00 in cash, day money, and other prizes. The 4 wheeler raffle drawing will take place on Sunday, February 9 th,, at about 4PM.Day prize money payouts will begin at 4:30pm on Saturday and 3:30pm on Sunday.
The Ice Fishing Derby begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, and ends at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 9.Registration is $25 per adult and free for children under 13 years of age. Participants must register at The Anchor Bar in Pine Haven, WY. Weigh-in begins after 7 am. on February 8 and ends at 3 pm. Weigh-in begins after 7 am on February 9 and ends at 2pm. Participants must show a fishing derby registration at the weigh-in station. The weigh-in station will be at the Coulter Bay boat dock area. Ice fishing registration ends at 10:00 am on Sunday February 9th, but 4 wheeler raffle tickets can be purchaseduntil 3 pmFeburary 9that the registration tableon Sunday.
Participants must follow the fishing regulations of Wyoming Game and Fish and are reminded that State Park rules and regulations apply. ATV's must have an ORV registration sticker or proper vehicle registration. Keyhole State Park daily use fees and/or overnight camping fees are required for the events. Make plans NOW to come and visit Pine Haven and participate in the Ice Fishing Derby and 4 Wheeler Raffle and/or just enjoy "a*weekend of great fun, enjoying the outdoors and superior hospitality of the Pine Haven community."*
Detailed information and rules about the Ice Fishing Derby and 4 Wheeler Raffle can be found on the Chamber website www.pinehavenchamber.org.