2016 season series ends!
Thank you for joining us this season! Thank you to all the anglers who make this a fun event!
In honor of our good friend, Slim Evans, who passed away on July 14,2009 -
Fisher's Landing Resort has named this event
"The Slim Evans Memorial Catfish Derby".
Slim was an avid catfisherman and sportsman, as well as a long time
Fisher's Landing resident.
Slim never missed one of these derbys.
We feel fortunate to have had Slim in our lives and community.
Due to the popularity- we are holding four overnight catfish tournaments each year.All tournaments start on Saturday at 2pm and end on Sunday at 7:00am
June 24-25 * July 29-30 * Aug 26-27 * Sept 23-24
Sign ups - Fisher's Landing Gas Dock (late sign-ups in the bar until 8pm on Saturday night)
One fish - 100% payback
$100 prize guaranteed for 1st Place, and a new Rod & Reel provided by Fisher’s Landing.
Pay down four places based on number of entries
Must fish between Imperial Dam and Walters Camp
All fish must be caught on rod & reel. No trot lines or phone calls
Two pole stamp okay
Any violations of state rules or rules listed above will result in a disqualification click here for printable flyer
Fisher's Landing Resort extends a gracious thank you to all contestants, and the community for
making our Catfish Derby series a great success and lots of fun!
Angler of the Year
2012's winner is
Paul won with a total combined weight of 47.38lbs
over all four tournaments, and took home a
PENN Open Face Catfish reel
2013 ANGLER of the YEAR
Paul takes home the second consecutive prize
PENN Open Face Catfish reel
CONGRATULATIONS again, Paul!
2014 ANGLER of the YEAR
Rich Fritz 67.78lbs
2015 ANGLER of the YEAR
T-Bone 69.26 lbs 320 Penn Reel
Runner up - Donny Hazlett 62.88 lbs
2016 ANGLER of the YEAR
TBone MCLaughlin - with a total weight of 93.06 lbs
SEPTEMBER 2016 - We had 37 anglers for the 4th and final derby of the season!
1st 31.72 lbs Travis Sherman $275 + rod
2nd 31.18 lbs Cal Vincent. $200
3rd. 22.12 lbs Nicholas Mahoney $150
4th 12.38 lbs Douglas Cardwell $115
Catfish Derby - September 2016
AUGUST 2016 - We had 42 anglers for the 3rd derby of the season!
1st place - Donny Hazlett 52.70lb $360.00
2nd place - John Nicewander 43.34 lb $260.00
3rd place - Paul Hester 23.54lb $160.00
4th place - T-Bone 21.76 lb $60.00
AUGUST 27/28 Tournament
JULY 2016 - We had 53 anglers for the 2nd derby of the season!
And the winners are:1st
place John Taylor. 22.48lb $430.00
2nd place David Craner. 22.04lb $315.00
3rd place Glenda Hazlette 17.08lb $210.00
4th place tie between Larry Arnold and Chuck McLeod. 16.50lb
JULY 30/31 2016 Tournament
JUNE 2016 - We had 50 anglers for the kick-off of the season!
And the winners are:
First place-- T Bone 48.82 lb. $400
Second place-- Tim Osborn 34.28 lb. $300
Third place-- Eddie Hester 23.18 lb. $200
Fourth place-- William Poole. 20.68 lb. $100
Catfish Derby - June 2016