Did you know that ice fishing is offered at Island Lake Conservation Area when there is at least five inches of ice form across the lake? Experience a surreal adventure as you set out across a frozen lake to set up your perfect fishing spot.
Ready to take your ice fishing game to the next level? Island Lake hosts an annual Ice Fishing Derby that will run from February 12 to 21, 2022. Do you think you have what it takes to win a big catch prize?
This Year's Prizes
Longest Northern Pike
- First Place Prize: $1,000 cash
- Second Place Prize: $500 cash
- Third Place Prize: $250 cash
- Longest Black Crappie: $375 cash
- Longest Yellow Perch: $375 cash
- Early Bird: Family Parks Pass
Registration is available onsite at Island Lake Conservation and online.
Find Out More
If you are new to ice fishing, the CVC has some great tips to keep in mind when you are out on the ice.
You can find out more about the derbies by going to the CVC's Island Lake Fishing Derbies page.