1.) All Derby participants must have in their possession a valid California Fishing License (exception of children under 16).
2.) Early registration fees are $20 per licensed adult or $40 per family.Late registration fees (postmarked after July 1st) are $30 per licensed adult or $50 per family. Family registration is limited to two adults with a maximum of three (3) children under 16. NO ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER JULY 12TH.
3.) To be eligible for any tagged or non-tagged fish prize, you must register with the Trout Fishing Derby Committee.
4.) The first 250 early pre-registered participants, who confirm registration at Fishing Derby Headquarter located at the boat ramp near the dam, will receive a FREE souvenir Fishing Derby hat. Your 2018 registration will not be returned to you; if you would like to verify your registration, verify on Derby Day, or call (559) 434-8099 (Kiwanis Trout Fishing Derby Committee), prior to July 10th.
5.) Participants may register up to 9:00 am, July 14, 2018, at the Boat Ramp near the dam.
6.) All fish must be caught on derby day and under the guidelines of current California Fishing Regulations. No more than five (5) tagged/non-tagged fish may be turned in by a single registered angler.
7.) Fishing lines can only be in the water between 6:00 am and 4:00 pm during the day of the Derby.
8.) If the $10,000 fish is not caught during the day of the Derby, it will be worth $1,000 through September 30, 2018, to ALL Fishing Derby Registrants. After Derby Day, the grand prize fish must be verified at the Wishon Village Store.
9.) No prize will be awarded for tagged fish unless the fish and tag are presented STILL ATTACHED. All tagged fish must be brought to the Fishing Derby Headquarter located at the boat ramp near the dam, after 9:30 a.m. for verification. Derby Headquarter closes at 4:00 p.m. To qualify for prize participants must be registered and show proper identification.
10.) Person catching the $10,000 fish (and satisfying all other Derby requirements) will be paid by check within thirty (30) days of the catch. All other prizes will be awarded on the same day of the Derby.
11.) All non-tagged fish must be brought to the Fishing Derby Headquarter, located at the boat ramp near the dam prior to 2:00 pm for measuring total inches up to five (5) fish. Prizes will be awarded to winners at 3:00 pm.
12.) Anyone violating conditions of the Derby rules will be automatically disqualified from receiving any prize money. Participants violating the rules of the Derby are subject to disqualification of participation in future Derbies.
13.) Small children shall be in approved personal flotation devices.
14.) A mandatory 5 MPH speed limit will be posted on the lake. REMEMBER COURTESY IS CONTAGIOUS!
15.) All rules are subject to change.