Maine Open Water Fishing Derbies 2016

fishingguideHere is a list of scheduled open water fishing derbies in Maine between June and September 2016 provided by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.  The list is updated as new derby applications are received.  Click here to purchase your Maine Fishing License.  Click the image to the left for more information about fishing in Maine, rules, regulations, regions, fish identification and more.  This will take you to Maine’s online version of the Maine Fishing Guide.  Tight lines!

June 4, 2016

This is a” Kids Only” derby.

Sponsor: LL Bean

Contact: Rocky Norman
152 Rabbit Road
Durham, ME 04222
(207) 552-2769

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Private Pond at Durham Rod & Gun ClubWeigh-In:Durham Rod & Gun ClubTotal Cash Prize Amount:None
June 4, 2016 Sponsor: Islesboro Sporting Club

Contact: Laura Houle
1263 Meadow Pond Road
Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-2040

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Meadow Pond, IslesboroWeigh-In:Property next to town dockTotal Cash Prize Amount:$100
June 11 & 12, 2016 Sponsor: Cry of the Loon

Contact: Ian McKendry
618 Long Pond Road
Jackman, ME 04945
(207) 668-7808

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Long Pond, JackmanWeigh-In:Long Pond CampsTotal Cash Prize Amount:$400
June 16, 2016 Sponsor: Mousam Lake Region Association

Contact: Glenn Baxter
29 East Street
Melrose, MA 02176
(617) 285-3111

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Mousam Lake, Acton/ShapleighWeigh-In:Baxter Dock, 24 Westview Drive, ShapleighTotal Cash Prize Amount:$100
June 17, 2016 Sponsor: AGC Maine

Contact: William Laflamme
253 Pond Road
Sidney, ME 04330
(207) 215-0211
or 547-3185

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Long Lake, T17, R4 WELS and Saint AgathaWeigh-In:Long Lake Sporting ClubTotal Cash Prize Amount:$1,500
June 18, 2016 Sponsor: Frontier Fish & Game

Contact: James Smith
11 Fisher Street
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
(207) 540-6504

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Monson Pond, Fort FairfieldWeigh-In:550 Dorsey Road, Fort FairfieldTotal Cash Prize Amount:$1,000
June 19, 2016

* Fly fishing and catch and release only*

Sponsor: Penobscot Fly Fishers

Contact: Wayne Ashley
PO Box 322
Levant, ME 04456
(207) 753-6417

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Silver Lake, BucksportWeigh-In:Public boat landingTotal Cash Prize Amount:$50
June 25, 2016 Sponsor: Penobscot Valley High School

Contact: Priscilla Clark
496 N. Howland
Howland, ME 04448
(207) 732-3372

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Cold Stream Pond, Enfield & Lincoln

Weigh-In: Gary Stoner Park/Boat Landing

Total Cash Prize Amount:

July 9, 2016 Sponsor: Aurora Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Joe Lacerda
PO Box 82
Aurora, ME 04408
(207) 592-3502

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Great Pond, Great Pond

Weigh-In: Dow Pines Recreation Area

Total Cash Prize Amount: $75

July 17, 2016 Sponsor: Friends of Messalonskee

Contact: Rachel Whitney
PO Box 532
Oakland, ME 04963
(207) 465-8333

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

East Pond, Smithfield
Great Pond, Belgrade
Long Pond, Belgrade
McGrath Pond, Oakland
Messalonskee Lake, Sidney
North Pond, Rome
Salmon Lake (Ellis Pond), Belgrade

Weigh-In: Memorial Hall, Oakland

Total Cash Prize Amount: $2,500

July 17, 2016 Sponsor: Webb Lake Association

Contact: Paula Smith
28 Ellis Avenue
Andover, ME 04216
(207) 392-1921

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Webb (Weld) Lake, Weld

Weigh-In: Dummer Beach, Weld

Total Cash Prize Amount: $75

August 12 – 14, 2016 Sponsor: Fort Kent International Muskie

Contact: Dennis Cyr
100 St. John Road
Fort Kent, ME 04945
(207) 231-1171

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Mainstem St. John River downstream to Grand Falls
Southwest, Northwest, and Baker Branches of St. John River, including Baker Lake
Depot Stream
Big & Little Black River
Allagash River upstream to Allagash Falls
St. Francis River drainage including Glazier Lake, Cross Lake and Beau Lake
Fish River upstream to Fish River Falls in Fort Kent

Fort Kent and Grand Isle

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,200

September 10 & 11, 2016 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Anglers Association

Contact: Bob Chapin
35 Pulpit Rock Road
Raymond, ME 04071
(517) 217-1700

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Sebago Lake, Sebago

Weigh-In: Point Sebago Resort

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,500