Mako My Day! Louisbourg Shark Derby

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Ever wanted to go shark fishing?... Here's your chance! Join us on August 17, 2019 for the 8th Annual Mako My Day Louisbourg Shark Derby. No experience necessary, equipment provided *.  Participants must be 19 years of age or older. The minimum age is 16 (only when the participant is accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also participating in the derby).

What it's all about


Come enjoy the excitement of a lifetime while competing to land the largest shark! A fund raiser sponsored by The Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby Society. A day of shark fishing for the participants and activities for the "land lubbers" open to the public.  All proceeds are donated to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation and local charities.  

What's in it for me?


Registration includes a day of fun filled shark fishing, t-shirt, hat & fishing gear*.  Participants are also treated to an awards banquet, with a hot meal and live entertainment following the derby. The entry fee is $150 per person. All registrations must be done in person at Mullins Rite Stop, 4320 Louisbourg Highway in Albert Bridge.

* Fishing gear included: rod, reel, hooks per team

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Mako My Day Louisbourg Shark Derby

Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

2019 Derby Date & Registration Information

August 17, 2019 (Inclement weather date: August 18/19 - We will fish in rain or shine! Wind is the main concern regarding weather for safety reasons, derby will be postponed if winds are too high)

Registration deadline: TBA (End of July)

Land Activities begin at 3:00pm

Activities for the Landlubbers

Mako my day!