When you volunteer for the Derby you become a part of an exciting and entertaining day. Get outside, meet some great people, and enjoy the food and all of the festivities all while helping with a great cause. Helping at the Derby is a great experience and it’s SO easy. Contact Betty Thomas and she’ll get you started: thomesbetty@gmail.com

For vendor information, contact Greg Thomes: (763)443-7039.

For Arctic Plunge information, contact Deb Geyen: Deb.geyen@ci.maple-lake.mn.usdgeyen17@gmail.com

Fishing Contest Volunteers

FAQ

Can I enter more than one fish in the derby.

Yes.  Each fish must be accompanied by a derby ticket.

Where do I get tickets?

Area businesses have tickets and you can purchase them on the ice the day of the contest.

What is the grand prize?

The 42nd largest Northern Pike wins the Ice Castle Fish House.

Can I get bait at the Derby?

No. Stop at H & H Sport Shop in Maple Lake or Little Jim’s Sports in Annandale before the contest for all your fishing needs!

How much is a ticket?

Tickets cost $5.00 per ticket.

Will there be food at the Derby?

Yes!  Delicious food is for sale on the ice by Derby Headquarters. Past Maple Lake Fishing Derbies have featured hamburgers, pizza, pork chops, and more!

Are there any activities for the kids?

Our entire Derby is kid friendly and we have tons of fun things for Kids to do at the Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby including Take a Kid Fishing Sponsored by the Maple Lake/Annandale Knights of Columbus.

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Feel free to contact us for further information, questions or concerns you may have regarding the contest and how you can enter, participate, or sponsor this annual event.

Please Note: We are volunteers. We are a committee of the Maple Lake Property Owners Association. All decisions are VOTED on in our committee meetings. No one committee member makes decisions.

If you have something you would like us to consider please feel fee to contact us, but please note our budgets are set one year in advance.

Mail to:
Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby
c/o  MLLPOA
PO Box 460
Maple Lake, MN 55358

See Ya On the ice.