Thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors and participants for making the 2024 Poutmasters Derby a success! We look forward to seeing everyone in 2025, May 9th to 11th

Poutmasters Rules

Fish MUST be ALIVE and weighed between Opening and Closing times of tournament. (Russell Dam Site)

Anglers MUST REGISTER before noon Saturday. All entrants by registering, give permission to the Kin Club of Russell to post their photos on our website, Facebook page and in the press.

Fish Must Be caught from the Castor River. (anywhere from confluence at Casselman, Upstream)

Winners must be present during the announcing of the winners to receive prizes. (Russell Dam Site)

Any paid entrant who catches one or more fish gets 1 entry in the draw for the grand prizes (canoe, kayak, etc.).

The organizers reserve the right to amend, add to, remove or otherwise change any of the rules and regulations without prior notice if it is deemed by them to be in the best interest of all parties in the derby