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This weekend's Catfish Derby offers fishing, catfish cook-off and fun for whole family

CLEARLAKE OAKS – The Clearlake Oaks/Glenhaven Business Association is sponsoring the 27th Annual Catfish Derby, from noon Friday, May 14, through noon Sunday, May 16, 2010.

 

Known by many as “the largest catfish derby west of the Mississippi,” the event features an Adult Derby and a Kids Derby for those under 16 years old. The grand prize winner of the Adult Derby will receive a new boat, motor, and trailer plus cash prizes and the winner of the Kids Derby will receive a Nintendo Wii System.

 

Derby headquarters will be located at the Clearlake Oaks Fire Station, 12655 East Highway 20, and will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. No registrations will be accepted after 11 p.m. on Friday.

 

Registration for the Adult Derby is $45 ($40 for those who pre-register on Thursday). Registration for the Kids Derby is $10.

 

Barbecues will be held both Saturday and Sunday, with a Saturday breakfast planned. Sunday will feature live music. A Catfish Derby Cook-Off will be held on Saturday. The entry fee for the cook-off is $20, with prizes awarded.

 

Proceeds from the event benefit community projects.


For applications, call 888-CL-DERBY, 707-998-1006; for information, 707-998-9563, www.clearlakeoaks.org.


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