2015 Derby Hoodies and Koozies are in and available on our merchandise page...

LVVA will be hosting it's 6th Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Bang's Lake in Wauconda, IL, January 31st with February 14th as our "bad ice" back-up day. We are proud to say that the LVVA Ice Fishing Derby, supporting wounded veterans, has become one the largest and most successful ice fishing derbies in Northeast Illinois. We have a great time in support of a great cause, our Veterans. Thanks to our generous sponsors there are plenty of raffle prizes, door prizes, prizes for big fish of various species. So, come on out and join us for a great morning of fishing and fun. We look forward to seeing you on the ice!!!


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  • Coffee, hot chocolate, and muffins will be available in registration tent.
  • Huge parking lot available next to lake and ATV's are welcome.
  • Event staff will assist in getting you and your gear out to your favorite spot
  • Registration tent will be open at 5a.m. but no lines in the water till 7a.m.
  • Bait available in tent at 5am from Wauconda Boat.


 Breakfast burritos available thanks to: 

                                                                            burritos   middletons

Click Here to Download 2015 Waiver form prior to event.


All Proceeds for this event will be used to supports our causes

wfThe Wounded Heroes Foundation (WHF) assists the severely injured men & women of our Armed Forces serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the world. These traumatic injuries that include vision and hearing loss, amputations, gunshot wounds, burns and blasts will retire these brave warriors from the very military service that now defines them. We demonstrate love & support by helping to meet their needs and the needs of their families.  Click Here to Visit Website.


The mission of Veterans R&R is to create and foster outreach programs to enhance productivity and quality of life for United States military veterans, active duty, and their families.   Click Here to Visit Our Facebook Page

  Click Here to Visit the Veteran's R&R Website


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