1. All boats must leave and return by water to and from Colchester Harbour.
2. Everyone on the boat must possess an entry ticket.
3. Ensure your Colchester Walleye Derby ticket is stamped by a derby official prior to leaving the harbour. Fish will not be measured if the Colchester Walleye Derby ticket is not stamped.
4. All 6:00 am entries must return to harbour no later than 2:30 pm.
5. All 7:00 am entries must return to harbour no later than 3:30 pm.
6. No transferring of fish between boats.
7. Boats in distress must call in on channel 68.
8. All participants must possess a valid fishing license (as required).
9. Winning fish is the longest Walleye by length. All ties for first to tenth place will be broken by use of a balance beam to determine heaviest fish.