Will you land the monster fish that wins the King George Fishing Derby?

Grab your gear and head for the lake! The King George Fishing Derby is a family-friendly weekend of fun and competition on Lake George. Both those new to fishing and dedicated anglers will enjoy great competition and crazy fun at the Derby.

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Over $15,000 in prizes will be awarded to the adult divisions. Contestants in the junior division (16 and under) will compete for merchandise and gift card prizes awarded to 1st-5th places. The heaviest fish in each category will win prizes. Categories include lake trout, landlocked salmon, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass. Juniors will not compete for landlocked salmon. The King George Fishing Derby offers multiple launch sites and weigh-in stations.

There's more than just fishing at the King George Fishing Derby! The Derby check-in event and the awards ceremony will have entertainment, food, beverages, and door prizes.

Please Note: Registration is available online until 4:00 p.m. on September 13th. Final registrations will be accepted in person on September 13th at American Legion Post 374 in Lake George from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. during check-in. The Derby benefits the S. A. V. E. Lake George Partnership.

Scroll down for the full King George Fishing Derby schedule of events!

Friday, September 13th

Friday's King George Fishing Derby schedule:

  • Derby Check-in - 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Entertainment, food, and beverages at the American Legion Post 374 in Lake George.
  • Boat Inspection and Launch - All day - Details.
  • On Lake Dockage - All day - Space is limited.
Saturday, September 14th

Saturday's King George Fishing Derby schedule:

Sunday, September 15th

Sunday's King George Fishing Derby schedule:

  • Fishing - 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Get out there and catch some fish!
  • Weigh Stations - 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Weigh stations are at the Lake George Village Public Docks and Rogers Memorial Park.
  • Awards & Closing Ceremony - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Awards and door prize drawings at American Legion Post 374 in Lake George.