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The 2022 Crappie Derby is CANCELLED for February 19, 2022 due to flooding and very unsafe ice conditions along with ice separation from the shore!

There will be no postpone date

Live Bait Can be Bought at:

Ernie's Bait and Tackle II in Richford

Anglers Bait and Tackle in Willet

HillTop Bait Shop in Afton

Mayhood's Sporting Goods in Norwich

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We welcome your input or questions, email:


If you would like to sponsor the derby, email: hotsigns@aol.com



Please view our SPONSORS Page
This will be updated soon to reflect this years' sponsors. 

Registration Info - Click here

Derby Rules - Click here

Prize Categories - Click here

Schedule - Click here


Prize Categories
28 - Biggest White Crappie (Length) per "Special" (each 30 min period between 8AM-3PM)
+7 - Misc 1st Crappie and National Anthem
3   - Biggest White Crappie of the day - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
6   - Biggest of numerous fish species (Over the entire event - Cuts off at 2 PM)
4 - (or more) Door Prizes - Any Registered Participant is eligible - No need to catch a fish
Many kids prizes given out through the day
The Crappie Derby awards prizes every 30 minutes for the largest (longest) White Crappie caught during each 30 minute period during the derby hours. The judging booth is located in the middle of the ice with a powerful PA system which is constantly announcing the status of the current leaders of each "derby". Along with the judges booth is a concession stand providing a steady stream of chili, chowder, hot dogs, hamburgers, etc, all day.  Rent-a-Johns positioned over the ice help to make this a comfortable place to be during the long winters day. In addition to the anglers, many visitors show up to observe the goings-on of the day. The event has drawn as many as 8,000 people to the ice of Whitney Point Lake.


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Last Updated December 27,2017

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