Entry: Entries will be accepted by mail or in person at Derby Headquarters on Thursday and Friday of the Derby. Entries will not be accepted after 11:00 PM on Friday of the Derby.

Contestants must register in person at Derby Headquarters and pick up entry numbers and rules before starting to fish.          

Entry Fee: $40 per adult if received by mail or in person before 11:00 PM on Thursday before the Derby.

$50 per adult if received after that.

$10 per kid 15 years and younger.

Schedlule: Registration/Checkin:   Thursday noon - 11PM  Friday 7AM - 11PM
  Fishing:                         Friday noon - Sunday noon
  Awards Ceremony:       Sunday 1PM
Location: Derby Headquarters is at the Clearlake Oaks fire station, 12655 E. Hwy 20, Clearlake Oaks.  A map is available here..
  All weighing will be done at Derby Headquarters.
  No weighing between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM

Download the entry form here: Catfish Derby Entry Form

Complete the entry form and mail to: 

Catfish Derby PO Box 1211 Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423

Or bring to Derby Headquarters to register. 

Note: downloads require Adobe Acrobat Reader 

get adobe reader

Questions about the Catfish Derby?  Call 1-707-596-0248 or email the Derby Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.