- Registration/pick-up: 12 noon Thursday through 11PM Friday.
- Fishing: 12 noon Friday through 12 noon Sunday.
- Awards ceremony: 1PM Sunday.


Derby headquarters is at the Clearlake Oaks fire station, 12655 E Hwy 20.  A map is available here.

All fish will be weighed at Derby headquarders.  NO FISH WEIGHED BETWEEN 11PM AND 8AM.  LIVE FISH ONLY.

Entry Fee: $50 per ADULT if received before 11PM Thursday of Derby week.
  $60 per ADULT if received after that.
  $10 per KID 15 years and younger.

Entry forms will be accepted online, by mail or in person at the following locations:

   - Limit Out Bait and Tackle, 12607 E Hwy 20, Clearlake Oaks
  - Derby headquarters (Thursday and Friday of Derby week)
  All entrants must pick up their contestant package and wristband in person at Derby headquarters before starting to fish.

Register Online for the Derby

 Pay By Credit Card Or PayPal


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

Entries are also accepted in person at locations above.

Note: downloads require Adobe Acrobat Reader 

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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.