District lagging in ‘UFT’ voting


With less than two weeks to go before voting ends for the World Fishing Network’s “Ultimate Fishing Town” contest, Fort Frances is far behind in the rankings.
As of press time this morning, Fort Frances had garnered just 119 votes.
Elsewhere in the district, Nestor Falls was faring far better with 1,265 votes while Atikokan had 353.
But all of them are considerably behind Hastings, Ont., which continues to stay atop of leaderboard with 27,543 votes at last report.
To vote for Fort Frances as the “Ultimate Fishing Town,” visit www.wfnfishingtown.com and search for “Fort Frances.”
Or go straight to www.worldfishingnetwork.com/uft/town/fortfrances-on
You can vote four times every 24 hours, and get bonus votes by posting about the contest on Facebook and Twitter, as well as by adding business listings or referring the contest to up to six friends.
Voting began May 1 and closes on May 31.
At the end of the public voting period, the town with the highest number of votes will be crowned WFN’s “Ultimate Fishing Town,” although a winner will not be made official until WFN has reviewed all of the votes received for authenticity.
WFN will announce the winning town on or about June 6 on the www.wfnfishingtown.com site.
The winning town will receive a $25,000 community donation, as well as have a television feature produced on WFN as the “Ultimate Fishing Town.”
The second-place town will receive $5,000 while third-place wins $2,500.
These prizes are awarded based on the total votes received during the public voting round.
There also are affiliate/other prizes available to be won.