28th Annual Black Lake Fishing Derby!

Ilwaco Parks and Recreation Commission will host the 28th Annual Black Lake Fishing Derby on Saturday April 23, 2022!

Pre-registration will open on Friday April 1 on this website.

  • Children who register before April 15 will be guaranteed a Free T-Shirt!
  • Free Breakfast bar and box lunch!

On SATURDAY APRIL 23rd:
7:00 a.m. IN Person Registration and derby begins.
9:45 a.m. IN Person Registration is closed.
10:00 a.m. Final fish weigh-in begins, followed by awards and prizes.

Only pre-registered children are guaranteed a t-shirt. In person registration is available to those children who wish to compete in the derby, however a t-shirt is not guaranteed. Breakfast and lunch is open to everyone!

Black Lake will be stocked with rainbow trout from Nisqually Trout Farm the week before the derby. Largemouth bass and yellow perch becoming more active as the lake warms. The State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife includes Black Lake in its Annual Trout Derby so be sure to watch for any special tags and report back to DFW!