Fishing Derbies

The Department is resuming the issuance of bass tournament and fishing derby permits, which were temporarily suspended due to public health concerns related to the pandemic.  New operational guidelines will be incorporated as conditions of permit issuance.

Upcoming Open Water and Ice Fishing Derbies

Date(s) Sponsor/Contact Information Water/Town/Weigh-In
January 2, 2021 Sponsor: Sebago Center Community Church **Children Under 15 Only**

Contact: Tom Clow


603-320-0908
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Perley Pond/ Sebago, Maine

Weigh-in: Boat Launch on Folly Road

Total Cash Prize Amount: $450.00
January 30 & 31, 2021 Sponsor: Hollandstrong

Contact: Deb Roberts


207-491-0827
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
WIlson Lake/ Wilton Maine

Weigh-in: Boat Launch on Wilson Lake

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3000.00
January 30 & 31, 2021 Sponsor: Black Bear Rod & Gun Club

Contact: Paul Bernier


207-547-6332
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Carr Pond, Portage Lake, St John's River, Beau Lake, Glazier Lake, Cross Lake, Square Lake, St. Froid Lake, Eagle Lake, Long Lake

Weigh-in: Long Lake Sporting Club (Sinclair), Joe's Country Store (St. Francis)(Muskie Only)

Total Cash Prize Amount: $20,000.00
February 6 2021 Sponsor: Oak Hill Boosters Club

Contact: Joseph Hinkley


207-740-5967
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Sabattus Pond/ Greene, Wales, and Sabattus

Weigh-in: Sanborn Farm Field

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3500.00
February 6 and 7, 2021 Sponsor: Pushaw Lake Snowmobile Club

Contact: Raymond Simpson


207-355-1630
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Pushaw Lake and Little Pushaw Pond/ Bangor, Old Town, Hudson, Glenburn, and Orono

Weigh-in: Pushaw Lake Snowmobile Club Whitmore Landing Road, Hudson Maine

Total Cash Prize Amount: $350.00
February 13 & 14, 2021 Sponsor: Hooligan Riders Trademark

Contact: Tom Craves


207-805-4029
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Sebago Lake (Little)/ Gray and Windham

Weigh-in: Angler road boat launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $750.00
February 13 & 14, 2021 Sponsor: Milo Fire Department

Contact: Leon Brown


207-943-6055
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Boyd Lake, Ebeemee Lake, Sebois Lake and Schoodic Lake/ Orneville TWP, Brownville, Lake View plt., and T4 R9 NWP

Weigh-in: Lakeview Village

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3800
February 14, 2021 Sponsor: Spectrum Generations

Contact: Sandra Macdonald


207-873-4745
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal Waters/ Statewide

Weigh-in: 38 Gold Street Waterville Maine

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2200.00+
February 20 & 21, 2021 Sponsor: Hartland Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Charles Gould


207-938-3872
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Great Moose Lake, Morrill Pond, Indian Pond/ Harmony, Hartland, and Saint Albans

Weigh-in: Hartland Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: $85.00
February 27, 2021 Sponsor: Snow Pond Center for the Arts

Contact: Mike Guarino


844-476-6976 ext# 207
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Messalonskee, North Pond, East Pond, Long Pond, Salmon Lake, Mcgrath Pond, Great Pond/ Belgrade, Sidney, Oakland, Rome, and Mount Vernon

Weigh-in: Snow Pond Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $5000.00