January 27, 2018

  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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12th Annual Diamond Classic
Catch & Release Sturgeon Derby
Saturday, January 27, 2018

ENTRY:  Entry fee is $25.  100% of the entry fees are paid in cash prizes (1st place through 7th place).   Additional prizes awarded at the Pre-Derby Seminar (see details below) and at Weigh-In are courtesy of our sponsors. 

KIDS DIVISION:  Special Kids Division - "KIDS CATCH & RELEASE ANY FISH DERBY" entry is FREE!  There is no charge for to enter (register) Kids age 3-15.

PRE-DERBY SEMINAR is on Friday, January 26, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 pm at City of Martinez Event Center at 536 Main Street, Martinez, CA..  Due to overwhelming demand, this year the Seminar will be limited to 300 participants (registered adults and kids fishing in the Derby). Be sure to register early so you don't miss out on this awesome event.  The evening will include a panel presentation by the Delta and Bay's top Sturgeon Professionals, who will share their secrets for finding and landing Sturgeon!  The presentation includes Q&A from the audience. The evening will also include lots of great raffle prizes and La Tapatia will host a buffet as well as beverages (for sale).

REGISTRATION: Depending on location, Entry Deadline is 4:00 pm January 25 or 26 (see below).  There will be no "late registration" this year and no registration at the Seminar. 

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All entries/registrations must be submitted in person and paid in cash at one of the two official locations:

Martinez Bait & Tackle

95 Tarantino Street, Martinez, CA


Entry Deadline is 4:00 pm January 26, 2018

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Castro Valley Sportsmen Center

3794 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA


Entry Deadline is 5:00 pm January 25, 2018

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