2021 Soldotna Trustworthy Ice Fishing Derby Rules 2021-01-31T13:22:54+00:00

Ice Fishing Derby Rules

  1. All participants MUST SIGN UP at Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing BEFORE going fishing.
  2. All fish must be caught by rod and reel, tip-up, or hand line.
  3. All fish entered must be caught from a Kenai Peninsula FRESH WATER, FROZEN LAKE.
  4. All fish entered must be caught through a drilled or chopped hole in solid ice.  No open water fish will be accepted.
  5. All fishermen must follow all current Fish & Game regulations, and make sure you have a signed 2021 Fishing License that you can purchase at Trustworthy or online.
  6. Once fish are caught, they must be brought into Soldotna Trustworthy to be weighed within ONE (1) day.
  7. All fish will be weighed on a scale provided by Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing.  The same scale will be used on all fish to insure a set standard.
  8. No fish shall be altered in any way to attempt to increase its weight.
  9. Soldotna Trustworthy will make any and all decisions concerning eligibility of any fish entries.
  10. Any fish that is a potential winner or has a question on eligibility can be HELD by Soldotna Trustworthy until it can be verified by Soldotna Trustworthy; or, if needed, by ADF&G genetic testing to determine rule violations or watershed origination.

This is the third year of our Catch & Release derby.

This derby IS separate from our original derby. All fish eligibility will be determined by ethical release, picture, and length. Check out the regulations on the Catch & Release  page.

ANY VIOLATIONS OF THESE RULES WILL RESULT IN PERMANENT DISQUALIFICATION.

***HAVE FUN , BE SAFE, & GET OUT FISHING***