5th Annual Sycamore Island Fishing Derby

Cast your line at the 5th Annual San Joaquin River Fishing Derby at Sycamore Island on Saturday, March 25, 2017.
Man in kayak holding large bass
  • Grand Prize: Lifetime California Fishing License (Drawing open to all participants)​, sponsored by Trout Unlimited
  • Fishing Derby Categories: Youth/Adult Largest Trout, Youth/Adult Largest Bass
  • First Prize for Adults: Annual Pass to Sycamore Island
  • First Prize for Youth: River Camp Scholarship
  • Second Prize for Adults: Canoe/kayak tour certificate for 2
  • Second Prize for Youth: To be determined
Event Schedule:  
6:00am Gates open, Derby Check-in and Onsite Registration Begins
7:00am Derby begins
11:00am Derby ends
12:00pm Awards Ceremony
1:00pm Enjoy the rest of the afternoon!

Please note: There is no charge to enter the fishing derby, but participants will be asked to pay the usual entry fees for Sycamore Island - $9 per car, and an additional $5 with a trailer.  Please complete your online registration by filling out the information here and choose to pay your entry fee if you will be driving in.  If you are an annual passholder or will be riding with someone else, you can sign up and choose "additional derby participant" to register without a fee.

March 25th, 2017 6:00 AM   through   1:00 PM
Sycamore Island
39664 Avenue 7 1/2
Madera, CA 93636

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Entrance Fee
Vehicle Entry Fee $ 9.00
Vehicle + Boat Trailer Fee $ 14.00
Additional Derby Participant $ 0.00

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