“HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby

28th Annual “HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby

$57,000 in Cash and Prizes Available!

January 28th– 29th, 2017
Diabase Shelter at Pathfinder Reservoir
Entry Fee $30.00 per person

Prizes for Game Fish by Weight:

First Place “Hawg” $1,000.00
Second Place $300.00
Third Place $200.00
Fourth Place $100.00

Hourly Cash Prizes:

Largest Fish Per Hour $100.00
2nd Largest Per Hour $50.00
3rd Largest Per Hour $25.00

$25,000 Matching Weight Prize:

$25,000 matching weight on largest trout and largest walleye. The largest trout and walleye will be eligible for one of each prize matching weight exact fractional weight measured in 100ths of a pound. (See official rules for details)

Tickets and Registration:

Save the date and don’t miss this Pathfinder tradition. Tickets available at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports, Sportsman’s Warehouse and Sloane’s in Alcova during regular business hours through 6:00pm January 28th, and at the Diabase Shelter at Pathfinder Reservoir from 3:00pm Friday January 28th until noon on January 29th. Ticket purchase confirms that registrant has read and understands all derby rules and regulations. Please review the 2017 Hawg Derby Flyer for additional information details, contest rules and contact information.

 Purchase your tickets online:

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Tickets are available to purchase online thru 9:00pm on January 27th, 2016.  Online purchased tickets may be picked up at the registration desk at the Diabase Shelter beginning at 12:00 Noon on December 28th.  Please bring your receipt and a photo ID to pick up your tickets purchased online.  Tickets will be available to purchase at the shelter thru 12:00 Noon on Saturday December 29th.

Derby Camping & Accommodations:


Camping is available at Pathfinder Reservoir through the Natrona County Parks. Nightly camping fees apply. Please visit http://www.natrona.net/index.aspx?NID=302 for more details on fees and regulations for camping at the Reservoir. Limited RV sites with power are also available for this event for $30.00 per night via the Pathfinder Boat and Fishing Club. Please contact Teddie Bird at (307)234-9308 for reservations.

Discounted lodging in the Casper Area is also available thru the Casper Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.   Check out the savings and reserve a room in Casper saving up to 20% by clicking here!

Ice Conditions:

For current ice conditions and more information contact Randy Bird at (307)234-9308, or check the Current Conditions page for updates.  Like us on Facebook for condition and derby updates!

Sponsorship Opportunities:

The “HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby is an outstanding way to get your company’s name in front of hundreds of local and regional sportsmen.  The Pathfinder Boat and Fishing Club hosts this event in conjunction with our community partners offering 4 levels of sponsorship.  To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and levels please review the 2017 Hawg Derby Sponsorship Information packet.

Special Thanks to our 2017 “HAWG” Derby Sponsors!

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We’ll see you January 28th-29th 2017 for the 28th Annual “HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby!