Anglers – The Derby will run between 7am on April 24th and 5pm on Sunday, May 2nd. If you catch a fish on Lake Wilderness, take it to the Hooked on Fishing Banners located at the Boat Launch or at the Beach House and take your picture holding your fish. Submit that photo to the 2021 Hooked on Fishing – Lake Wilderness Fishing Derby Facebook page. We will randomly select 10 photos at the end of the Derby. Those selected will receive a fishing or camping related Derby prize!
Additional Opportunities for Anglers –“Hope” XOXO (sponsored by Tina McDonough Re/Max Select Real Estate) will be released into Lake Wilderness prior to opening season. If caught between 7am, April 24th and 5pm Sunday, May 2nd and verified by the Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce, the angler will receive a cash prize of $200. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a photo of the fish’s tag to verify and receive award. No purchase of Tagged Fish ticket necessary this year.
Non Anglers – Stop down to Lake Wilderness Park between 7am Saturday, April 24 and 5pm on Sunday, May 2nd and stand in front of the “Hooked on Fishing” banner located at the Boat Launch or at the Beach House. Take a picture of you giving us your best “fish face”. Post the picture to the 2021 “Hooked on Fishing” Facebook page. We will randomly select 10 fish face photos to receive a fishing or camping related Derby prize.