Festival President Tim Babcock told the Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce their website www.flinflontroutfestival.com has been updated and includes their schedule of events and entry forms. He said they continue newer events such as the Spirit of the Trout Festival Award to encourage young people to volunteer, the Photo Scavenger Hunt starting June 7th , Battle of the Bands June 8th, Environment Council Cabaret June 15th and a 48 hour fishing derby June 21st to 23rd. He says they are keeping the important things in the Festival with a budget of 50 thousand dollars and a continuing need for volunteers.
Babcock added the Festival starts with Main Street day and an 80th birthday party for the city on June 28th, June 29th Main Street days continue along with canoe races and the Fire Department’s Beat the Chief competition and ends with the Fish Fry with local bands. July 1st will include a pancake breakfast and the parade. He added this year Wings Over Kississing will provide helicopter flights over Flin Flon at 40dollars with part of that donated back to the Festival.