Are you ready to catch the BIG ONE? Saturday, June 7, 2014 is Shady Cove's first ever fishing derby on the Upper Rogue River. Here are some details of the event:
• There will be a $1,000 first prize, a $500 second prize and a $250 third prize and lots other prizes, including prizes for kids.
• Participants may fish from the bank or from boats in any legal fashion between the Hatchery Hole down to the Takelma boat ramp downstream of Shady Cove.
• Weigh-ins will occur throughout the day at the Jackson County Regional Park in Shady Cove, with the final weigh-in at 4 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at 4:30 p.m.
• For weigh-ins, all salmon must be cleaned and gilled. In case of a tie, the fish weighed in first will be declared the winner.