2021derbyHeld 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.

The 2021 Catfish Derby will be held May 14th, 15th & 16th.
                   Now accepting entrues


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.

New this year! - Register Online

 Pay By Credit Card or PayPal


Entry Information Rules Prizes


Attention Derby Entrants: COVID-19 restrictions will be in place at the 2021 Catfish 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