Held annually for over thirty years, the Clearlake Oaks - Glenhaven Catfish Derby is the largest catfish tournament west of the Mississippi. Each May hundreds of of eager fishermen and women visit Clear Lake for a chance to land the BIG ONE and win one of many prizes.
The tournament features: separate divisions for adults and kids; food and entertainment; a $5,000 prize cash for the largest fish caught in the adult division; $100 for the largest fish caught in each of two kids divisions; over $10,000 total in cash and merchandise prizes.
Entries accepted beginning in January
Registration and checkin begins on Thursday of Derby week at 12:00 noon at Derby Headquarters at the Clearlake Oaks fire station, 12655 E. Highway 20. Fishing starts at noon on Friday and ends at noon on Sunday.
Attention Derby Entrants:
Attention Derby Entrants:If fishing from a boat, your vessel MUST have a current quagga mussel inspection sticker to compete in this year's derby. More information here.
Download a Catfish Derby flyer here
Come join us this year for the most fun you've ever had fishing!
Contact the Catfish Derby here