Mike Norris Derby in Raquette Lake

The 22nd Annual Mike Norris Ice Fishing Derby will take place in Raquette Lake on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Registration is available on line – click here for link.  

The Mike Norris Ice Fishing Derby happens every year in Raquette Lake on the last Saturday of January. Fish for Lake Trout, Brook Trout, Perch and Salmon. Registration begins at 6am at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall. Cash Prizes, Plaques for Winners.  Sponsored by the Raquette Lake Fish and Game Club. 

There will be cash prizes and plaques for winners, and hot chocolate and snacks provided throughout the day. First line in at 7am, last line out at 3pm, final weigh-ins concluded by 3:30pm.

The Mike Norris Fishing Derby originated 22 years ago in memory of Mike Norris who was an avid outdoorsman with a deep commitment to providing safety and learning courses through the Raquette Lake Fish and Game Club. A hiking trail situated on State Route 28 between Raquette Lake and Inlet is also dedicated to Norris.  

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