Big Fish Winter Derby March 3-4
Sponsored by the Pinedale Boat Club
February 12, 2007
The Pinedale Boat Club will be holding their annual Big Fish Winter Derby on Fremont Lake the weekend of March 3-4. The ice fishing derby is open to Boat Club members and non-members. All entrants must have a valid 2007 Wyoming fishing license and conservation stamp in their possession during the hours of the Derby.
Race headquarters is Lakeside Lodge on the south end of Fremont Lake, where fish will be weighed in. Registration will be held on Friday, March 2nd from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Cowboy Bar and Lounge in Pinedale, 104 West Pine Street. Entrants may also register at Derby headquarters on Fremont Lake beginning at 6:00 am on the days of the event. Children age 12 and under may enter fish in the Youth Big Fish division with fish that are 12” or longer.
Prizes will be awarded on an hourly and daily basis for the biggest fish caught. The biggest fish will be determined by weight for Lake, Brown and Rainbow trout. There is a $1000 Grand Prize both days for the Biggest Fish. Hourly Big Fish winners will win $100.
Daily Big Fish
Grand Prize: $1,000
2nd Place: $400
3rd Place: $200
4th Place: $150
Brown Trout: $100
Rainbow Trout: $100
Hourly Big Fish: $100
Youth Daily Big Fish (12 and younger)
Grand Prize: $100
2nd Place: Fishing Rod & Reel
3rd Place: Fishing gear
(Note that the daily big fish winner of the $1000 Grand Prize will not be eligible for the hourly Big Fish prizes, but may enter the Brown and/or Rainbow Trout Big Fish category, subject to creel limitation provisions.)
Entries in the Hourly Big Fish category must be freshly caught and promptly entered. Live fish bait is not allowed. Frozen fish will not be accepted for entry in the derby.
Click here for a printable flyer with information about the rules and regulations for the derby: 2007 Pinedale Boat Club Big Fish Winter Derby Rules & Regulations (PDF, 1128K)
Pinedale Boat Club
2006 Big Fish Winter Derby (21 photos)