Fishing Derbies

Upcoming Open Water and Ice Fishing Derbies

Date(s) Sponsor/Contact Information Water/Town/Weigh-In
December 28, 2019 Sponsor: Sebago Center Community Church **Children Under 15 Only**

Contact: Tom Clow


603-320-0908
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Perely Pond - Sebago

Weigh-in: Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $250.00
December 1, 2019 to March 31 2020 Sponsor: Maine Ice Fishin' Derby and Benefit

Contact: Wes Ashe


207-522-0834
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters

Weigh-in: Online

Total Cash Prize Amount: $300+
January 24 to 26, 2020 Sponsor: The Natural Resource Education Center at Moosehead

Contact: Sarah Lavigne


207-695-4564
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Moosehead Lake/ Greenville, and Rockwood

Weigh-in: Greenville, Rockwood

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2250.00
January 25 & 26, 2020 Sponsor: Black Bear Rod & Gun Club

Contact: Paul Bernier


207-227-5252
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Long Lake (T17 R4, Sinclair, T17 R3 WELS), Eagle Lake (Eagle Lake, Wallagrass, Winterville Plt.), Saint Froid Lake (Eagle Lake, Wallagrass, Winterville Plt.), Square Lake (T16 R5, T15 R5), Cross Lake (T16 R5, T15 R5, T17 R5), Glazier Lake (T18 R10 WELS),

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

Total Cash Prize Amount: $20,000.00
January 25, 2020 Sponsor: Standish Fish and Game Club

Contact: James Fickett Jr.


207-714-0880
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Horne (Pequawket) Pond, Limington

Weigh-in: Public Beach/ boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2300.00
January 25 & 26, 2020 Sponsor: Great Moose Lake Association

Contact: Randy Lary


207-341-2905
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Morrill Pond, Little Indian Pond, Big Indian Pond, and Great Moose Lake (Saint Alband and Hartland in Somerset)

Weigh-in: Irving Community Center in Hartland

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
January 25, 2020 Sponsor: York County Fish and Game

Contact: Marc Gilbert


207-284-6257
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Round Pond, Lyman

Weigh-in: Center of Ice on Round Pond in Lyman

Total Cash Prize Amount: $600.00
January 25, 2020 Sponsor: Great Pond Outdoor Adventure Center

Contact: Judy Manzo


207-584-2000
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Great Pond in Great Pond

Weigh-in: Great Pond Rec. Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $5000.00
January 26, 2020 Sponsor: Springvale Fish and Game Club

Contact: Marc Brochu


207-502-2063
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Mousam Lake only

Weigh-in: Foot of Mousam Lake

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2000.00
February 1, 2020 Sponsor: Oak Hill Boosters Club

Contact: Joseph Hinkley


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

Weigh-in: Sanborn Farm Field

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3,500.00
February 01, 2020 ****Snow date of February 8 2020**** Sponsor: Holland Strong

Contact: Deborah Roberts


207-491-0827
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Wilson Lake/ Wilton, Franklin County

Weigh-in: Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2800.00
February 01 & 02, 2020 Sponsor: Pushaw Lake Snowmobile Club

Contact: Raymond Simpson


207-355-1630
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Little Pushaw Pond and Pushaw Lake

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

Total Cash Prize Amount: $350.00
February 01, 2020 Sponsor: Post 3108 VFW Auxiliary

Contact: Maurice Belden


207-930-9953
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Swan Lake, Swanville, Waldo County

Weigh-in: VFW Post 3108 34 Field Street Belfast

Total Cash Prize Amount: $950.00
February 01, 2020 Sponsor: Tremont Consolidated School

Contact: Susan McIsaac


207-244-7777
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal waters on Mount Desert Island

Weigh-in: Tremont School Gym

Total Cash Prize Amount: $8000.00
February 01, 2020 Sponsor: Denmark Rod and Gun Club

Contact: John Wiesemann


207-890-6923
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Granger Pond, Little Pond, Pleasant Pond, Sand Pond, Hancock Pond, Beaver Pond, and Moose Pond

Weigh-in: Denmark Town Office

Total Cash Prize Amount: $5000.00
February 01, 2020 Sponsor: Mountain View Youth Sports

Contact: Michael Soule


207-460-1712
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Flanders Pond, Sullivan

Weigh-in: Public Beach on Flanders Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $4000.00
February 1, 2020 Sponsor: Sheepscot Lake Fish and Game

Contact: Rodney Glidden


207-993-2625
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal Waters

Weigh-in: 1579 Route 3 Palermo (Sheepscot Lake Fish and Game Club House

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
February 01 & 02, 2020 Sponsor: Town of Houlton

Contact: Nancy Ketch


207-521-5938
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Mill Pond, Drews Lake and Nickerson Lake in Hodgon, Oakfield, Linneus, and New Limerick

Weigh-in: Nana's Place 135 Military st. Houlton

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1060.00
February 02, 2020 Sponsor: American Legion Past 55

Contact: Michael Ward


207-608-5837
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Holland(Sokosis) Pond

Weigh-in: Boat Launch on Route 11

Total Cash Prize Amount: $200
February 02, 2020 Sponsor: Town of Oakland

Contact: Eric Seekins


207-465-7357
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Long Pond, East Pond, North Pond, Mcgrath Pond, Salmon Lake, and Messalonskee Lake

Weigh-in: Atwood Elementary School Heath Street Oakland Maine

Total Cash Prize Amount: $200.00
February 8, 2020 Sponsor: Royal River Rod & Gun Club

Contact: Tim Knedler


207-356-0013
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Range Pond (Lower), Poland

Weigh-in: Lower Range Pond State Park

Total Cash Prize Amount: $900.00 +
February 8, 2020 Sponsor: New Sharon Snow Riders

Contact: Matthew Lemieux


207-778-6476
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Crowell Pond, New Sharon in Franklin County

Weigh-in: Ice on Crowell Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $160.00
February 8, 2020 Sponsor: Goodwins Mills Firefighter Relief Association

Contact: Phil Daniels


207-206-0164
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Kennebunk Pond/ Lyman

Weigh-in: Boat Launch on Kennebunk Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2000.00
February 09, 2020 Sponsor: Vassalboro Business Association

Contact: Linda Titus


207-631-3303
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters/ Vassalboro, Kennebec County

Weigh-in: The Olde Mill 934 Main Street Vassalboro

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
February 9, 2020 Sponsor: Sons of the American Legion Post 42

Contact: Ryan Coffin


207-563-6988
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal waters Statewide

Weigh-in: American Legion Post 42

Total Cash Prize Amount: $400.00
February 09, 2020 Sponsor: Phippsburg Sportsman Association

Contact: Reginald Read


207-442-8421
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal waters in Sagadahoc County

Weigh-in: Phippsburg Sportsman Association

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Milo Fire Department

Contact: Leon Brown


207-943-6055
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Schoodic Lake (Lake View Plt & T4R9NWP), Seboeis Lake (T4R9NWP & Lake View Plt), Ebeemee Ponds (Embeemee & Brownville), Boyd Lake (Orneville Twp)

Weigh-in: Lake View Village & Milo Fire Department

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3,775.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Pine Tree Council Boyscouts of America

Contact: Lee Pettengill


207-441-2584
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters

Weigh-in: Camp Hinds and Camp Bomazeen

Total Cash Prize Amount: $100.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Hartland Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Charles Gould


207-938-3872
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Indian Pond, Morrill Pond, & Moose Pond (Great Moose Lake) / Harmony, St. Albans, and Hartland in Somerset County

Weigh-in: Hartland Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: $510.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Slim's Fishing Derby

Contact: Jesse Larrabee


207-348-6133
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal Waters/ Hancock county

Weigh-in: Toddy Pond public landing

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3500.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Out of Pelham

Contact: Mark Cadrette


207-730-0217
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Little Ossipee Lake

Weigh-in: Boat Ramp

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3050.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Spectrum Generations

Contact: Sandra Macdonald


207-660-9262
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal Waters

Weigh-in: Spectrum Generations 38 Gold Street Waterville Maine

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2400.00+
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Wilton Fish and Game Association

Contact: Deborah Rowe


207-779-7721
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Wilson Pond, Wilton, Maine

Weigh-in: Wilson Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1500.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Albion Lions Club

Contact: Vite Vitale


207-437-9260
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Lovejoy Pond/ Albion

Weigh-in: West shore of the near Marden Shore Road

Total Cash Prize Amount: $350.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Alfred Parks and Recreation

Contact: Dean Currier


207-838-2448
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Shaker Pond, Alfred

Weigh-in: Town Park at Shaker Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $800.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Aurora Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Joe Lacerda


207-991-1888
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Great Pond in Great Pond

Weigh-in: Recreation Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $75.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Dirigo Class of 2022 (Project Grad)

Contact: Melinda Woods


207-562-7728
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Worthley Pond, Peru

Weigh-in: 74 East Shore Road in Peru

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
February 15 & 16, 2020 Sponsor: Island Falls Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Brady Hatch


207-441-4023
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Pleasant Pond and Mattawamkeag Lake in Island Falls

Weigh-in: Jerry's Food Store

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1400.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Fair Haven Camps

Contact: Aaron Taylor


603-831-0517
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Passagassawaukeag Lake in Brooks

Weigh-in: Fair Haven Lodge at 81 West Fairhaven Lane in Brooks

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1500.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Dennysville Snowmobile & ATV Club

Contact: Derek Brown


207-263-6306
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Round Pond in Charlotte

Weigh-in: Rod and Gun Club

Total Cash Prize Amount: $250
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: 11th Annual Memorial of Blaine Grass

Contact: William Coulter


603-568-5260
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Lambert Lake in Lambert Lake

Weigh-in: Front Camp on Lambert Lake

Total Cash Prize Amount: **Depends on entry fees
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Islesboro Sporting Club

Contact: Laura Houle


207-734-2040
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Meadow Pond, in Islesboro

Weigh-in: Center of Meadow Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $200
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: American Legion Post 40 Bartenders

Contact: Regina Pomerleau


207-344-4046
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Maranacook Lake, in Readfield and Winthrop

Weigh-in: American Legion Post 40

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1200.00
February 15, 2020 Sponsor: Lovell Lions Club

Contact: Jonathan Bliss


207-925-1468
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters in Oxford County over 100 acres in size

Weigh-in: Lovell Lions Hall

Total Cash Prize Amount: $450
February 16, 2020 Sponsor: Kezar Falls Fire Department

Contact: Tony Townsend


207-625-7478
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Long Pond in Parsonsfield, York County

Weigh-in: Long Pond Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $900.00
February 16, 2020 Sponsor: Maine Children's Cancer Program

Contact: Troy Graffam


207-651-3488
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Square Pond

Weigh-in: West Shore Drive

Total Cash Prize Amount: $5000.00
February 16, 2020 Sponsor: Knox County Fish & Game Association

Contact: Brett Burnside


9129779533
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters in a 50 mile radius of Beaver Lodge on Alfred Lake in Hope

Weigh-in: Beaver Lodge

Total Cash Prize Amount: $5000.00
February 16, 2020 Sponsor: 4F Club (Family, Friends, Fishing, Food)

Contact: Peter Roussin


207-247-8867
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Little Ossipee Lake in Waterboro

Weigh-in: Red Cup Cove

Total Cash Prize Amount: 75% of all money goes to longest cold water species and 25% of money goes to 2nd longest coldwater species
February 22 & 23, 2020 Sponsor: Norway/Paris Fish and Game

Contact: Cynthia Ouellette


207-485-6347
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters in Maine, Statewide

Weigh-in: 744 Buckfield Rd, South Paris

Total Cash Prize Amount: $450.00
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: Anson Firemans Association

Contact: Stacy Beane


207-696-5895
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All legal waters/ Statewide

Weigh-in: Embden Boat Landing and Embden Community Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $900.00
February 22 & 23, 2020 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary- Charitable Fund

Contact: Ingo Hartig


207-655-7733
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal waters in Cumberland County

Weigh-in: Raymond Beach

Total Cash Prize Amount: $10,000.00
February 22 & 23, 2020 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary- Charitable Fund

Contact: Ingo Hartig


207-655-7733
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Sebago Lake

Weigh-in: Raymond Beach, Standish Boat Ramp and Jordans Store

Total Cash Prize Amount: $10,000.00
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: The University of Maine Fishing Club

Contact: Erik Zilgme


518-380-1548
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Pushaw Lake, in Glenburn, Hudson, Old Town, and Orono

Weigh-in: Gould's Landing

Total Cash Prize Amount: % of entry fees
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: Town of Lincoln and Brady Nickerson Foundation

Contact: Kelly Ryder


207-794-3372
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Mattanawcook Pond in Lincoln

Weigh-in: Prince Thomas Park

Total Cash Prize Amount: $150
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: Northern York County Rod and Gun Club

Contact: Bruce Ballard


207-850-4519
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Rock Haven Lake in Newfield

Weigh-in: Rock Haven Public Beach

Total Cash Prize Amount: %50 of entry fees
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: Hillside Sports Club

Contact: Robert Jacques


207-645-9932
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Long Pond, Livermore

Weigh-in: 62 Morrill Road Livermore

Total Cash Prize Amount: $250.00
February 22, 2020 Sponsor: Jack Traps Youth Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Shawn Norton


207-933-9499
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Cochnewagon Pond in Monmouth

Weigh-in: On the ice on Cochnewagon Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: All Participants will be able to receieve a prize. ******Kids Only Derby**************
February 23, 2020 Sponsor: Harrison Recreation

Contact: Kayla Laird


207-583-2241
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Long Lake/ Harrison, Cumberland County

Weigh-in: Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $4000.00
February 23, 2020 Sponsor: Sacopee Valley High School Class of 2020

Contact: Bobbie Jo Rand


207-831-4204
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Bickford Pond, Porter

Weigh-in: Off to the side, the mid area of Bickford Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount:
February 29, 2020 Sponsor: Snow Pond Center for the Arts

Contact: Mike Guarino


1844-476-6976 ext 30
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Messalonskee Lake, Great Pond, Lond Pond, East Pond, North Pond, Salmon Pond, and McGrath Pond. Sidney

Weigh-in: Snow Pond Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2500.00
February 29, 2020 Sponsor: Unity Fire Department Association

Contact: Blaine Parsons


207-948-5762
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Unity Pond in Unity

Weigh-in: Kanokols Beach at Unity Public Landing

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
March 1, 2020 Sponsor: Lake George Regional Park Sponser : Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union

Contact: James Spencer


207-474-1292
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Lake George/ Skowhegan/ Canaan

Weigh-in: Lake George Regional Park (East Side)

Total Cash Prize Amount: $400.00
March 1, 2020 Sponsor: China Four Season Club

Contact: Darrell Wentworth


207-649-7432
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
All Legal waters, Statewide

Weigh-in: China Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: $600.00
March 7, 2020 Sponsor: Little Tim's Annual Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Cherri Crockett


207-357-3469
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Worthley Pond, Peru

Weigh-in: 153 East Shore Rd

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2,000.00
March 7 to 14, 2020 Sponsor: Blue Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club

Contact: Brian Scott


207-534-2261
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Moosehead lake in Rockwood and Greenville

Weigh-in: Moosehead Bait and Tackle

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500.00
March 7, 2020 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary- Charitable Fund

Contact: Dawn Dyer


207-893-8100
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Range Pond State Park

Weigh-in: Range Pond State Park

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500.00
March 7, 2020 Sponsor: Lewiston Firefighters Association

Contact: Philip Julian


207-212-4956
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
No Name Pond, Lewiston

Weigh-in: Boat Launch at No Name Pond in Lewiston

Total Cash Prize Amount: $200.00
March 8, 2020 Sponsor: AJ Davis Memorial Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Scott Davis


207-324-5405
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Shaker Pond in Alfred

Weigh-in: At the beach of Shaker Pond in Alfred

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000.00
June 6, 2020 Sponsor: Waldo District Boy Scouts of America

Contact: Christopher Eldridge


207-338-4639
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Alford Lake, Hope Maine

Weigh-in: Beaver Lodge

Total Cash Prize Amount: $150.00
June 6, 2020 Sponsor: Greater Grand Isle Homecoming Committee

Contact: Jeannot Damboise


207-316-4661
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Saint John River from Fort Kent to Van Buren

Weigh-in: Grand Isle

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3000.00