2021 RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. The Great Salmon Hunt starts on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 12:00 am and ends Saturday, August 28 at 11:59 pm throughout Ontario, Canada.

  2. Prizes will be based on photos and videos submitted through social media platforms (Facebook and Instagram) tagging “@greatsalmonhunt” and “#2021greatsalmonhunt” along with completing guidelines outlined by the Great Salmon Hunt to achieve prizes.  All eligible fish must be caught by ticket holder.

  3. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult in order to claim prizes.

  4. Participants must be in possession of their ticket at all times.

  5. The eligible fish species are Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.

  6. All fish, regardless of size, are eligible for prizes. Anglers are encouraged to practice Catch & Release.

  7. There is no limit to the number of prizes that a participant is eligible to win during the Great Salmon Hunt. 

  8. The Great Salmon Hunt may substitute advertised prizes with prizes of equal or greater MSRP value without notice. 

  9. Official winners will be posted pending verification of information by the Great Salmon Hunt team.

  10. Prize winners will be notified throughout the event by the Great Salmon Hunt team. 

  11. Participation is FREE. Anglers must register on www.thegreatsalmonhunt.com

  12. All fishing must be in Canadian waters, shoreline participants are welcome.

  13. All participants must possess a valid fishing license for the waters they are fishing unless exempted by law.

  14. Participants shall abide by fishing regulations of Ontario MNR, the DOT regulations and all municipal by-laws. Non-abiding participants shall be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

  15. Anyone can and should immediately report all suspicious practices or behaviour to Great Salmon Hunt officials/director.

  16. A fish can only be entered once per prize category.

  17. A Great Salmon Hunt fish may also be used for other events.

  18. All fish entered must be legally hooked. Any evidence of net, gaff, snag marks, frozen, badly deteriorated, gutted, artificially weighed, excessive internal water, or in any way tampered with shall immediately be disqualified. 

  19. At the discretion of the Great Salmon Hunt officials, participants may be required to take a polygraph test. Disqualification shall result if a participant refuses to or is found to be unfit to take a polygraph test.

  20. All prize winners must arrange to pick up their prizes at participating tackle stores closest to them or prizes can be shipped at the winner’s expense.

  21. All prize winners shall be responsible for the payment of any taxes or duties which are applicable to the prize(s) won.

  22. Participants of the Great Salmon Hunt compete at their own risk.  By paying the entry fee the participant releases The Great Salmon Hunt, The Spring Fishing & Boat Show, Canadian Outdoor Sports Shows and all event sponsors or anyone affiliated with The Great Salmon Hunt from any and all liability, claims and responsibility of any nature to the participant or his/her heirs, executors, personal representatives, and representatives for any loss or damage of properties or for any injury suffered in any way from the Great Salmon Hunt.

  23. The Great Salmon Hunt reserves the right to amend the rules and regulations as it sees fit.

  24. The Great Salmon Hunt officials’ decisions are final.

  25. By registering, each participant acknowledges that he/she has read, understood, and will abide by the rules of the Great Salmon Hunt and agrees that failure to comply with any of the rules will result in immediate disqualification, forfeiture of all prizes and the right to enter any future Great Salmon Hunt events. Participants agree to allow, without charge, The Great Salmon Hunt to use their names and photographs for promotional purposes.

  26. The Great Salmon Hunt reserves the right to deny any participants in its events.

  27. Should the 2021 Great Salmon Hunt be cancelled due to COVID-19, all tickets purchased will be credited and permitted to be upgraded for the 2022 Great Salmon Hunt.

  28. Contact the Great Salmon Hunt Director via phone/text 416-802-2277 or email andrew@fishandboatshow.com for any clarification of rules, after hour reporting, or suspicious activity.