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17th Annual Meeteetse Ice Fishing Derby

Start Date: 2025-02-02
End Date: 2025-02-02
Time: 08:00 AM
Location: Meeteetse Visitor Center
Phone Number: (307) 868-2454
Contact: Stephanie Faust

The Meeteetse Ice Fishing Derby is a much-anticipated annual event that draws fishing enthusiasts from across the country to the Sunshine Reservoirs. The 2025 derby is scheduled  February 1st and 2nd, featuring a weekend filled with competitive fishing, camaraderie, and community spirit! Participants compete for over $10,00 in prizes, aiming to catch record-winning fish.

Highlights of the event include:

-Team Registration: $175 per team, up to 3 anglers. Teams must register online, providing details such as team captain and members' contact information.

-Small Fry Contest: A special contest for kids aged 14 and under, with goodie bags and prizes.

-Pre-Derby Check-In: Teams check in and sign necessary releases on the Friday night before the derby at the Elkhorn Bar + Grill. 

This event not only offers a thrilling fishing competition but also provides an opportunity for families and friends to enjoy the winter outdoors together!

Fishing hours 8:00am-2:00 pm!


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