The Biggest Catfish Tournament West of the Mississippi
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.
$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 & Tackle
12607 E Hwy 20, Clearlake Oaks
12655 E. Highway 20
(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.
Directed by the Clearlake Oaks – Glenhaven Business Association
All profits are donated back to the community
For more information call (707) 596-0248 or visit Clearlakeoaks.Org/derby