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.
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. Entries accepted beginning January 15th
Entries accepted beginning January 15th
Register Online for the Derby
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Attention Derby Entrants:
Attention Derby Entrants:If fishing from a boat, you must have a current Lake County quagga mussel inspection sticker on your vessel.
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