Northern Challenge Fishing Derby

Northern Challenge Fishing Derby

Each year, on the first Saturday in February, anglers from far and wide travel to Tupper Lake for the annual Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby. This northern pike contest populates Simon Pond with over a thousand fishermen and women who compete for over $40,000 in cash and prizes. The "catch and release" Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by the Tupper Lake Sportsmen's Club. Event Day Registration begins at 4 a.m. Or register online at  

Date: February 5, 2022Time: 7:00 am-3:00 pm Venue: Tupper Lake Sportsmen’s Club Location: 116 Lake Simond Road Venue Google Map Link: + Google Map Venue Phone: (518) 359-9715Category: Sports

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