Hosted by Brendan Morrison
BREAKING NEWS: Fifth Annual Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby Fundraiser Set for July 4 - 6, 2014; Registration Open Now.
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada, January 13, 2014 – Former National Hockey League (NHL) player Brendan Morrison today announced that, for the fifth consecutive year, he will host the Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby fundraising event in Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, from July 4-6, 2014. Online registration for the event will be available beginning January 20, 2014.
Each year, the Tofino Saltwater Classic derby supports a variety of Tofino community initiatives. The 2013 beneficiaries were:
The Wickaninnish Community School (PAC Healthy Food Program)
Tofino Hospital Foundation
Tofino Parks and Recreation Commission
Tofino Salmon Enhancement Society
Tofino Hospital Physical Therapy Department
Tofino Volunteer Fire Department
West Coast Multiplex Society
Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in our 2013 fundraising derby and sincere congratulations to the winners:
Top Chinook 27.6 lbs: Ryan Erickson & Ron Morrison (tie) - Prize: $4,000 each
3rd Place Chinook 26.8 lbs: Corey Treend - Prize: $3,000
Top Coho 8.3 lbs: Brett Grimm - Prize $1,500
Top Halibut (hidden weight): Daryl Slack - Prize: $1,500
If you were unable to join our derby but would like to contribute to our beneficiaries, please click the 'donate online' button. Your contributions have helped raise more than $130,000 for Tofino community initiatives.
Click here to watch Wickaninnish Community School's "Thank You Mr Morrison" video.
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If you are interested in becoming a 2014 event, silent auction or marketing partner, please contact us:
Lynda Kaye, Kaye Public Relations for the Tofino Saltwater Classic