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Annual Bateman Fishing Derby Set June 7

02:22PM / Monday, May 05, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The 22nd annual Harry A. Bateman Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Derby takes place Saturday, June 7, at the Frank Controy Pavilion at Onota Lake in Pittsfield from 6 to noon.

This is a free fishing weekend in Massachusetts and no fishing license is required.

The fishing derby is open to the public and its purpose is to raise money for the Jimmy Fund at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute For Children. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Jimmy Fund in memory of Harry A. Bateman, a former member of Central Berkshire Bowman & IUE Local 255, who was well-known throughout Berkshire County and who became a victim of cancer in 1992.

Fifteen trophies and prizes will be given away to the winners of the fishing derby: eight trophies for children, four trophies for adults, and three that can be won by adults or children. There will be a special category for those fishing with a bow and arrow, prizes for heaviest trout, sportsman awards, chances for children to win a mountain bike.

All fish must be weighed in by noon and can be caught at Onota Lake from a boat or the shore.

Fee is $10 adults, $5 for children ages 14 and younger; includes food and beverage and free gift for children. No alcohol is served at this event.

Advance tickets may be purchased at Avid Sports, Dave's Sporting Goods & Onota Boat Livery.

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