Maine Ice Fishing Derbies 2019

It’s Time for the 2019 Ice Fishing Season!

The dates are rolling in and it’s time to start making plans to catch some fish and win some cash!  The highest cash prize amount this year is $18,500 on January 26-27th sponsored by the Black Bear Rod & Gun Club in Sinclair!

Below is the most current list of fishing derbies by date.  This list is updated as new dates roll in so check back regularly!

2019 Fishing Derbies


January 1 – March 15, 2019

Sponsor: 2019 Statewide Ice Fishing Derby
Contact: Dakota Turcotte  207-616-6838
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Statewide
Weigh-in: Onsite
Total Cash Prizes: TBA

January 19-20, 2019

Sponsor: Dexter Fish & Game
Contact: Peter Nicholas  207-924-5082
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Lake Wassookeag (Big & Little)
Weigh-in: K.C. Hall – Route 23 Dexter
Total Cash Prizes: $1,875

January 25-27, 2019

Sponsor: The Natural Resource Ed Center
12th Annual Moosehead Lake Togue Derby with Ricky Craven

Contact: Suzannah Sinclair, PO Box 1329, Greenville, ME
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Moosehead Lake, Greenville, Rockwood
Weigh-in: Moosehead Bait & Tackle, Rockwood
Total Cash Prizes: $2,250

January 26, 2019

Sponsor: 9th Annual House in the Woods
Contact: Judy Manzo, 9 Dow Pines Road, Great Pond, ME 04408  207-584-2000
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Great Pond
Weigh-in: Recreation Center
Total Cash Prizes: $5,000

Sponsor: Horne Pond Ice Fishing Derby
Contact: Peter Malia  207-572-5685
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Pequawket Lake
Weigh-in: Camp Moy Mo Da Yo
Total Cash Prizes: $2,300

Sponsor: York County Fish and Game (Free Kids Fishing Derby)
Contact: Marc Gilbert, 11 Indian Ridge Road, Biddeford, ME 04005  207-284-6257
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Round Pond (Lyman)
Weigh-in: Center of Pond
Total Cash Prizes: 1 prize per registrant

January 26-27, 2019

Sponsor: Black Bear Rod & Gun Club
Contact: Paul Bernier  207-227-5252 or 207-543-6332
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Long Lake, Eagle Lake, St.Froid Lake, Square Lake, Cross Lake, Glazier Lake, Beau Lake, St.John River, Portage Lake, Carr Pond
Weigh-in: Long Lake Sporting Club Sinclair, ME
Total Cash Prizes: $18,500!


February 2, 2019

Sponsor: New Sharon Snowriders
Contact: Matthew Lemieux  207-778-6476
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Crowell Pond
Weigh-in: On ice
Total Cash Prizes: $100

Sponsor: Oak Hill Boosters Club
Contact: Joe Hinkley, 11 Dennis Hill Road, Litchfield ME 04350  207-740-5967
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Sabattus Pond in Sabattus/Wales/Greene
Weigh-in: Sanborn Farm, Route 132 Wales
Total Cash Prizes: $3,500

Sponsor: OHills Reads (Community Event)
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Norway Lake
Weigh-in: Red School House
Total Cash Prizes: $500

February 9, 2019

Sponsor: Goodwins Mills FF Relief Association
Contact: Phil Daniels, 231 S Waterboro Rd, Lyman ME 04002
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Kennebunk Pond
Weigh-in: Boat Launch
Total Cash Prizes: $3,000

February 10, 2019

Sponsor:  Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association
Contact: Reginald Read, 178 Main Road, Phippsburg, ME  04562
207-442-8421 or 207-504-1009
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  All Legal Waters in Sagadahoc County
Weigh-in: Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association
Total Cash Prizes: $1,000

February 16, 2019

Sponsor: Albion Lions Club
Contact: Vite Vitale, PO Box 25, Albion, ME 04910
207-437-9260 or 207-592-1870
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Lovejoy Pond, Albion
Weigh-in: West Shore of the lake, near Marden Shore Rd
Total Cash Prizes: $700

Sponsor: Harrison Recreation
Contact: Kayla Laird, 20 Front St, Harrison, ME
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Long Lake, Harrison
Weigh-in: Harrison Boat Launch
Total Cash Prizes: $3,500

Sponsor: Hartland Volunteer Fire Department
Contact: Marsha Higgins, 177 School Road, Charleston, ME 04422  207-659-3094
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Great Moose Lake (Moose Pond), Morrell Pond, Indian Pond (Big)
Weigh-in: Hartland Fire Station
Total Cash Prizes: $510

Sponsor: Out of Pelham
Contact: Mark Cadrette, 46 Rowe Rd, Buxton, ME
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Ossipee River (Little)
Weigh-in: Little Ossipee Boat Launch
Total Cash Prizes: $3,050

Sponsor: Wilton Fish & Game Association
Contact: Deborah Rowe, 14 Ranger St, Wilton, ME
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Wilson Pond, Wilton
Weigh-in: Boat Launch
Total Cash Prizes: $1,500

February 16-17, 2019

Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary – Charitable
Contact:  Ingo Hartig, PO Box 450, Raymond, ME 04071
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Sebago Lake
Weigh-in: Raymond Beach
Total Cash Prizes: $10,000!

Sponsor: Slim’s Fishing Derby
Contact: Jesse Larrabee, 230 Eggemoggin Rd, Little Deer Isle, ME
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  All legal waters in Hancock County
Weigh-in: Toddy Pond Public Landing
Total Cash Prizes: $4,400

Sponsor: Schoodic Lake Ice Fishing Derby, Milo Fire Department
Contact: Leon Brown, 32 Knapp Avenue, Milo ME 04463  207-943-6055
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Schoodic Lake (Lake View Plt), Ebeemee Lake (Brownville), Ebeemee Lake (Upper), Boyd Lake (Orneville), Seboeis Lake (T4 R9 NWP)
Weigh-in: Knights Landing, Lake View Village, Milo Fire Station
Total Cash Prizes: $3,775

February 17, 2019

Sponsor: Maine Children’s Cancer Program
Contact: Larry Young, 613 Main St, Springvale, ME  207-432-3440
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Square Pond
Weigh-in: West Shore Drive
Total Cash Prizes: $5,000

Sponsor: Spectrum Generations
Contact:  Bob Martin  207-873-4745
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  All Legal Waters – Statewide
Weigh-in: 39 Gold St, Waterville, Maine
Total Cash Prizes: $2,500

Sponsor: Anson Firemans Association
Contact:  Stacy Beane  207-696-5895
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Embden Pond (Embden)
Weigh-in: Embden Boat Landing and Embden Community Center
Total Cash Prizes: $900


March 2, 2019

Sponsor: Family & Friends of Tim Holland
Contact: Cherri Crockett  207-357-3469
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Worthley Pond, Peru
Weigh-in: 153 East Shore Rd. The farm on Worthley Pond
Total Cash Prizes: $2,000

Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary
Contact: Dawn Dyer  207-893-8100
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  Range Pond (Lower)
Weigh-in: Range Pond State Park
Total Cash Prizes: $500

March 31, 2019

Sponsor: ME Ice Fishin’ Derby & Benefit
Contact: Wes Ashe  207-522-0834
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:  ALL LEGAL WATERS
Weigh-in: Online
Total Cash Prizes: $275

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