Saturday July 11th, 2020
KIWANIS TROUT FISHING DERBY RULES
1.) All Derby participants must have in their possession a valid California Fishing License (exception of children under 16).
2.) Early registration fees are $25 per licensed adult or $45 per family. Late registration fees (postmarked after July 1st) are $35 per licensed adult or $55 per family. Family registration is limited to two adults with a maximum of three (3) children under 16. NO ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER JULY 9TH.
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 2020 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 7th.
5.) Participants may register up to 9:00 am, July 11, 2020, at the Fishing Derby Headquarters located 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 $5,000 fish is not caught during the day of the Derby, it will be worth $1,000 through September 30, 2020, to ALL Fishing Derby Registrants. After Derby Day, the grand prize fish must be verified at the Wishon Village Store.
9.) All tagged fish must have the tag ATTACHED and be brought to the Fishing Derby Headquarter located at the boat ramp near the dam, after 9:30 a.m. for verification. No prize will be awarded unless the fish and tag are presented, STILL ATTACHED. Derby Headquarter closes at 4:00 p.m. To qualify for prizes, participants must be registered and show proper identification.
10.) A person catching the 1st Place $5,000 fish, the 2nd and 3rd place $2,000 fish, and the 4th place $1,000 fish (and satisying all other Derby requirements) will be paid by check within forty-five (45) 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 will be disqualifed from participation in future Derbies.
13.) Event Rules are subject to change.
14.) A mandatory 5 MPH speed limit will be enforced on the lake. REMEMBER COURTESY IS CONTAGIOUS!
15.) Small children shall be in approved personal flotation devices.