The Belfast Outing Club will host its fifth annual Swan Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26.

Tickets for the event are $5 and can be purchased at Belfast Area High School, Belfast Variety in Belfast, Swan Lake Grocery in Swanville, The Outdoor Sportsman in Northport and the Dodge Corner Bait Shop.

Proceeds from the derby benefit Belfast Area High School Outing Club students.

Tickets also enter derby participants in a drawing for door prizes, which include an 8-inch Jiffy Ice Auger, one cord of fire wood and ice auger motor covers, among other prizes.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place for heaviest togue, salmon and trout.

The weigh-in station will be in the parking lot across from Swan Lake Grocery. The derby will end on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Chris Bartlett at 338-1790.

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