#DiscoveryDerby Photo Contest

You told us your fishing tales…

Campbell River loves fishing – clearly! Thank you to all of our fans and friends who helped us tell their fishing tales by participating in our first ever “Virtual Derby” using #DiscoveryDerby on Instagram.
Contest Closed August 15, 2018 and winners have now been contacted!

Congratulations to our 2018 Grand Prize Winners! Watch our Instagram Stories for details!

Thank you to our Grand Prize Sponsors:

Painters Lodge

Discovery Marine Safaris

Homalco Wildlife Tours

Comfort Inn

Beachfire Brewery & Nosh House

Campbell River Golf and Country Club

Dolphin’s Resort

Brown’s Bay Resort

See the amazing prize details and itineraries below


Most Creative #DiscoveryDerby Post:

Grand Prize # 1: See how the Grizzlies fish!

You and a guest will be hosted in Campbell River on October 8/9/10 2018 for a Grizzly Bear Expedition with Discovery Marine Safaris, including two-nights accommodation at the Comfort Inn and Suites, a brewery tasting plus 2-for-1 golf and gift certificates (Note Oct 9 DATE RESTRICTION APPLIES)

Best #DiscoveryDerby Fishing Post:

Grand Prize #2: All Inclusive Fishing Experience

You and a guest will be welcomed at the iconic Painter’s Lodge for two nights accommodation including daily breakfast, a 4-hour guided fishing trip, and wildlife excursion! Valid through December 31, 2019

How to Enter

Entering the virtual Discovery Derby is as easy as baiting your hook! Simply post and tag your best fish-related Campbell River photo or short video on Instagram using #DiscoveryDerby!


Follow us on Instagram and tag #DiscoveryDerby to show us your Campbell River fishing photos! 

Terms and Conditions

Like with any Derby… there are a few rules and guidelines. 

To enter

Simply take a photo of your “catch” with #DiscoveryDerby on Instagram and you’re entered to win! Don’t have a boat? Send us a photo from your last epic adventure in Campbell River. Or get creative! Prizes are awarded for biggest/best fish AND most creative post…


Help us tell the Fishing story of Campbell River, by using the #DiscoveryDerby hashtag on Campbell River and area fishing-related photos or videos between July 25, 2018, to August 15, 2018! Follow our social channels to see your images featured, and more details on the amazing prizes up for grabs!


Each of the two (2) grand prizes will be awarded after August 15th. Be sure to watch our stories on Instagram and see if you’ve been featured which photos earned the glory and title as a lucky 2018 Discovery Derby Winner! We’ll “drop a line” if you’ve won!