The annual Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, February 8 at Lake Meyer Park. Registration begins at 7:00 am and fishing runs from 7:30-11:30 am. Registration is
The annual Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, February 8 at Lake Meyer Park. Registration begins at 7:00 am and fishing runs from 7:30-11:30 am.
Registration is $5 for adults (16 and older) and free for children (15 and younger). All ages are welcome!
Prizes will be awarded for first and second bass, bluegill, crappie, northern pike, and perch. All participants are eligible for door prizes donated by local businesses. Award ceremonies will take place following the close of fishing.
Participants will need to provide their own bucket, auger, and fishing equipment. A limited supply of equipment will be available for use by children. All participants 16 and older must have a valid 2020 fishing license. No ATVs or cars will be permitted on the ice during the derby. Catch and release of bass and northern pike is encouraged. Bass must be over 15 inches to be eligible for prizes.
In case of poor weather or ice conditions, tune to 100.5 FM or 104.7 FM or watch the Winneshiek County Conservation Facebook page for cancellation information.
Lake Meyer Park is located at 2546 Lake Meyer Road, just off Highway 24 between Calmar and Fort Atkinson. All proceeds from the derby will go toward lake and park improvements.
For more information, call (563) 534-7145.
(Saturday) 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake Meyer Park and Campground
2546 Lake Meyer Road, Fort Atkinson, Iowa