Fishing Derby Sponsors
The Nootka Marine Adventures fishing derbies are successful because of our numerous sponsors. Without their support these well-liked social events and important fund raisers would not happen. Please read our sponsors list and we ask you to consider supporting their businesses when you make your own purchases in the future.
We want to give a huge thank you to our main Sponsor, Johnson Outdoors.
Johnson Outdoors’ brands Ocean Kayaks and Old Town Canoe, produce some of the most innovative and user-friendly kayaks on the market – just ask our marina team or check them out on our kayak racks. Their fishing kayaks feature ultra-stable DoubleU hulls that provide smooth stability whether you like to fish sitting down or standing up. Speaking of sitting – their fully adjustable premium seating will keep you comfortable all day.
Ask our team why we love our Ocean Kayaks and Old Town Canoe kayaks, or come try them out for yourself!
Find your awesome, with Johnson Outdoors. Founded almost 50 years ago by American business legend Sam Johnson, Johnson Outdoors is an innovator of top-quality recreational products. Their inspiring designs get people outside and enjoying the outdoors on top of the line equipment.
Amundson Outdoor Products aims to put the highest quality fishing, outdoor recreational and emergency gear into the hands of sportsmen across North America, while offering exceptional and competitive service.
Sportco is a warehouse style sporting goods store that is located in Washington, offering customers the largest selection of outdoor related products at affordable everyday warehouse pricing.
True Key Hotels & Resorts is a progressive resort management business based in Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia offering luxury rental and owner management markets and strata management services across BC.
The Harbour Chandler Ltd. has operated as a locally owned marine supply shop in Nanaimo for over 25 years. Their team offers an expertise in local fishing around BC as well as advancements in marine supplies around the globe.
Rapala has been the world’s favorite fishing lure since 1936. Today, Rapala lures, knives, tools and accessories are trusted by fishermen in over 140 countries worldwide. Each and every Rapala lure is still hand-tuned and tank-tested to assure it has the Rapala trademark swimming action that big fish can’t resist.
Address: 1350 Phillip Murray Ave. Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z9
Peetz Fishing & Outdoors was first established by Boris Peetz in 1925, the artisans at PEETZ Outdoors have been crafting high quality fishing reels, rods and tackle for generations of passionate West Coast fishermen – from California to Alaska and everywhere in between!
Shockwave Seats has developed a complete line of seats which the user can mix or match components to provide the ideal seat for their requirements. This is truly the first and only configurable seat system in the world.
Address: 2074 Henry Ave., Sidney, BC. V8L 5Y1
Island Fisherman has been Vancouver Island’s “How To, Where To” resource since 2000. Revered as premium, must-read content for the recreational angler looking to get the most out their experience on Vancouver Island and Costal BC, no tackle box is complete without a copy of this in-demand magazine.
Cabela’s Inc. is a direct marketer and specialty retailer of hunting, fishing, camping, shooting, and related outdoor recreation merchandise.
Phone: (250) 390 7800
Address: 6902 Island Highway North, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1P6
Shimano Fishing North America is the leading manufacturer of high quality fishing gear. Shimano’s innovative engineering ensures they remain ahead of their industry.
Address: 427 Pido Rd., Peterborough, ON, K9J 6X7
Lowrance has been a leader in marine electronics since it invented the first consumer sonar device in 1957 — The Little Green Box.
Address: 2832 Highway 60, Dwight ON, P0A 2A0
Pacific Net & Twine Ltd. offers fishing gear, marine hardware, rope, twine, clothing, gloves for Commercial & Recreational fishermen at the lowest prices.
River Sportsman in Campbell River is BC’s Premiere Outdoor Store. They specialize in fishing—saltwater fishing, freshwater rivers and lakes, fly fishing and tidal casting. There are unlimited opportunities for the angler around Campbell River and it is River Sportsman’s mission to provide the dedicated fisher with the clothing and equipment needed to take full advantage of the North Island experience.
Scott Plastics Ltd. has evolved to produce thousands of products under the Scotty Trademark which are sold into the fishing, marine, outdoor and firefighting industries worldwide.
Address: 2065 Henry Ave West, Sidney, BC, V8L 5Z6
Abel Reels Abel is headquartered in Montrose, Colorado, home to its precision manufacturing facility and research & development lab. Abel products meet the highest standards in quality, design and manufacturing and the company invests heavily in research and development to continue to improve its designs and technologies.
Islander Precision Reels has been manufacturing precision fishing reels since 1990. Islander is a division of J.S. Foster Corporation, a production machine shop located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada that uses modern C.N.C. lathes and machining centers.
Stolquist Canada products are the result of a lifetime of hands-on paddling, entrepreneurial spirit, craftsmanship and design experience of the company founder and president, Jim Stohlquist. Each model offered follows the lineage of 30 years of product innovation.
Heliconia is an award winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 18 years they have helped industry-leading brands, and some of the world’s top tourism authorities, communicate marketing messages in a unique, inspiring, and cost effective way.
Yak Attack was founded in a garage in 2009 and has quickly grown into a leader in the kayak fishing industry. We specialize in kayak fishing gear and kayak rigging, and as kayak anglers that are tightly integrated into the kayak fishing community, we are acutely aware of what this sport needs.
Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons is a fresh new style of fishing show that features jaw-dropping action in stunning locations. Every 30-minute episode follows Jim as he travels the world with his kayak while on the hung for the biggest and most challenging game fish.
Len Thompson Fishing Lures Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. Ltd. is the manufacturer of Len Thompson Fishing Lures. Famous for patterns such as the Yellow & Red Five of Diamonds, our high quality and Canadian made fishing tackle is behind generations of great fishing stories!
Maui Jim got its start in 1980 as a small company selling sunglasses on Ka’anapali beach in Lahaina, Maui. Seeing a need in the market for technology that could combat intense glare and harmful UV while bringing the brilliant colours of the island to life they engineered the revolutionary PolarizedPlus2® lens.
Cascadia Liquor Stores are a full-service group of Vancouver Island-based liquor stores. They are dedicated to delivering outstanding service, a surprising product range with a focus on local, organic and hard-to-find products from the Pacific Northwest and around the world, all at everyday best value pricing.
Buzz Bomb Tackle Inc. For over 50 years, Buzzbomb Tackle has been a leader in patent design and manufacturing of fishing lures. The successful lures Buzz Bomb, Zzinger, Spinnow, and Zelda Jig, handcrafted and hand painted in Canada with the highest quality and at a reasonable price are proven to catch every type of fish – in fresh and salt water, cold or tropical. Globally renowned Buzzbomb Tackle has sold millions of lures and is one of the largest lure manufacturers in numerous classes in North America.
Avet Reels have been setting new standards in reel design and performance since their inception nearly a decade ago and continue to be the choice for serious off-shore sport fishing and big game tournament anglers worldwide because of their durability, proven performance, and power.
Address: 9687 Topanga Canyon Place, Chatsworth, CA 91311
Luhr Jensen trout, kokanee, salmon, steelhead, bass and walleye fishing lures include decades of earned knowledge in every design. From trolling and casting spoons, to spinners and crankbaits, Luhr Jensen fishing lures and accessories have defined angler success since 1932.
Dan’O Custom Fishing Rods strives to build the perfect
rod for their clients by matching the best components and blank strength/performance to your fishing techniques and style, along with the environment and species you are targeting and the way you target them…so that when the big one bites you’ll be ready!
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