Ice Fishing Derby

Ice Fishing Derby

Ice Fishing Derby

 Independence Lake County Park

February 12, 2022

7:00 am through 3:00 pm 

Join us for a fun-filled day of fishing! For adult division; first Place longest northern pike, second/third places pan fish. For child division the longest fish will win a prize. Lunch will be provided between 11:00am and 1:30pm. Bring your own bait and equipment. Vehicle admission included. No alcohol, ATVs or snowmobiles. A Fishing license is required per DNR regulations. Pre-Registration is required at, as space is limited; $20 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under. Registration # IL431300. Check in will be at the Beach Center Pavilion.

We ask that participants wear masks when checking in and conversing with staff and are encouraged if they would prefer to wear them throughout the activity. Slots are limited in order to keep with social distancing guidelines. Families will be asked self-check health and wellness questions in addition to a temperature check when checking in. Activities will meet outside and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check website and Facebook for cancellation.


Adults: $20

Kids 12 and under: $15                                 


Register online at Each person needs to register. 


Contact Julie at [email protected] or [email protected]