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Saratoga Lake Ice Fishing Derby

Saturday, 20 Jan 2018 05:00:pm – Sunday, 21 Jan 2018 05:00:pm
Location: Saratoga Lake, Saratoga, WY, Wyoming

January 20-21, 2018 Ice Fishing Derby – Saratoga, WY

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Get Hooked! at the annual Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby. January 20 &21 will be your opportunity to compete for the $2,000.00 first prize for catching the largest fish during the two-day derby. Prove your skills at Saratoga Lake in Saratoga, Wyoming while competing for over $6000.00 in guaranteed cash prizes and up to $35,000 in additional prize money. The big prize money is $2000 for first place, $1000 for second and $500 for third.

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Fees: Registration is $35 for adult anglers and $10 for small fry.

Registered fishermen have more opportunities to win—catch one of only three Trophy Trout during the Derby and it could be worth $20,000 or $10,000 or $5,000! Keep your eyes open for the many Bounty Fish-- a fish with a pink tag behind the dorsal fin—the first Bounty Fish to be caught and verified during the derby and is worth $500!

Online registration:

Want to register online?

You will need a current Wyoming Fishing License Number in order to proceed with online registration.  If you need to purchase a license, you can get it by going to the Wyoming Game & Fish website.

If you have your fishing license you can sign up online here.

We will take payment by credit card or PayPal.  Just fill out the form, print your receipt, and you're done!

Want to register in person?

You can also register at the Saratoga / Platte Valley Chamber office at 210 West Elm Street in Saratoga during office hours and on Friday night January 20th until 8 p.m., or at the lake Saturday morning starting at 6 am.  In addition, you can also register at our local retail stores in Saratoga and Riverside that sell fishing licenses.

Please call us at (307) 326-8855 if you have any questions!