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Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby

  • February 02, 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tupper Lake, NY

Each year, on the first Saturday in February, anglers from far and wide travel to Tupper Lake for the annual Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby. This Northern Pike contest populates Simon Pond with over a thousand fishermen & women who compete for the over $35,000 in cash and prizes. Whether you are a participant, or a spectator, this is a "must see" event to add to your winter calendar. The "catch and release" Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by the Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club. Registration fee is $35. (For an additional $10 you can enter into the Lunker Pool). There is event day registration beginning at 4am. Questions? Contact Dave at (518) 359-9715. In the case of unsafe ice, all prizes will be given at 12 Noon by random drawings - you must be present to win.

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The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1921 as the community's leading advocate for business. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for business and community development. We do this by providing services and representation for our membership and generate economic development through promotional and marketing strategies.

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