Southtowns Walleye Association of W.N.Y., Inc. Announces its 35th Annual Walleye Derby


 HAMBURG, N.Y., – January 7, 2019 – Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York Inc. (STWA) ( announces its 35th Annual Walleye Derby from June 8th through June 16th 2019, on the waters of Lake Erie and the Upper Niagara River. With more than $100,000 in cash and prizes at stake, anglers throughout Western New York, multiple states and Canada will participate in the nine day event in search of a walleye worthy of the top prize.

  Current sign-ups are being accepted at various locations around Western New York, the STWA Clubhouse or online at Additionally the club is raffling off several great prizes such as a Grizzly® Kanai® 65 quart cooler and $250 cash, prerequisites are attending at least 4 membership meetings to qualify for the drawing in June. Each month some great early bird prizes will be awarded to several lucky people who get signed up for the derby now. You have to be signed up to participate.

 To get in the spirit of the special 35th Annual Walleye Derby, limited edition T-shirts and STWA stickers are also available for purchase celebrating the event. If you are interested in signing up in person and purchasing a T-Shirt, sticker and checking out some great seminars and fishing gear you can stop by the Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo from January 18th to the 20th at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Visit the STWA booth on the main floor to get everything you need for this year’s event. Don’t miss out on the action.

  Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving fishing opportunities in the region for all individuals. With a clear focus on kids, community, conservation and philanthropy, our various programs support these pillars for a strong future generation of outdoorsmen and women and our fishery. To learn more about the club, please visit us at or stop by our facility located at 5895 Southwestern Boulevard, Hamburg, NY 14075, Tel.: 716.649.8202, Fax: 716.649.8237, meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7:30pm and are open to the public.

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