Clearlake Oaks – Glenhaven 40th Annual Catfish Derby


Friday - Sunday, May 17 - 19, 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Catfish Derby Headquarters
12655 East Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks

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. 

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