The 20th Annual Ice Fishing Derby, hosted by the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, will be held Saturday, Feb. 10. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with fishing starting at noon and ending at 3 p.m. The event will be held at the fishing access site at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond on Highway 117.
The entry fee is $50 per hole or three holds for $100. Currently there are over 200 holes pre-drilled for anglers wishing to participate.
First place is guaranteed to win $2,000 for the first and largest fish of walleye, northern pike, yellow perch, carp, sucker, burbot, lake trout or bass weighing in. Participants must have a current Montana fishing license to participate.
In 2017, over $5,000 in cash and prizes were awarded and this year is no different. A YETTI cooler is being raffled off and hot cocoa, coffee, hot dogs and bratwursts with the fixings of onions and kraut, will be available for sale. A 50/50 drawing will also be held. All cash and prizes will be awarded at 4 p.m. at the Gateway.
This year the tournament is being sponsored by Nemont Beverage, Glasgow Distributors, Nemont, Coca Cola, Hi-Line Ford, D&G Sports & Western, Cotttonwood Inn, KLTZ/KLAN, First Community Bank, Ezzie’s Wholesale, Midtown & Westend Convenience, Reynolds Market, Valley Bank, JR’s Party Store #24, The Gateway Club, Independence Bank, Farm Bureau Insurance, The Lakeridge Lodge and Bait Shop, Thompson & Sons, Edward Jones and Northern Prairie Auto.
Bring the kids, sleds, skates and bait for a fun Ice Day at Fort Peck Lake.