The 22nd Annual Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby will be held on July 14, 2018
Wishon Lake, Fresno County

There will be available for purchase:
*Breakfast Burritos and Coffee, BBQ Hamburgers and Hot Dogs
*Raffle for prizes *Fun for the entire family


Hopefully, a lucky person will catch the grand prize Rainbow Trout worth $10,000.
There will be 400 other tagged trout worth $100, $50 and $25 each.
See the List and Photos of the lucky 2017 Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby Winners!

Now Accepting On-Line Credit Card payments Via PayPal
NO ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER JULY 12TH.

PARTICIPANTS MAY REGISTER ON JULY 14TH UP TO 9:00 AM AT THE BOAT RAMP NEAR THE DAM.


Or if you would like to sign up and mail your Application and payment,
Click Here So You Can Print The Application,
Fill It Out and Mail it to Kiwanis Special Olympics, P.O. Box 25058, Fresno, CA 93729.

There will also be prizes awarded for total inches of non-tagged trout!
Over 4,000 non-tagged trout will be provided by San Joaquin Hatchery, California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
www.dfg.ca.gov/fish/Hatcheries San Joaquin


The 21st Annual Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby drew 559 participants on July 15, 2017, at Wishon Lake.
A total of 52 tagged fish were caught during the event worth $1,750. See the 2017 Winners List
At the 19th Annual Kiwanis Special Trout Fishing Derby, the Grand Prize fish was caught by Luis Fuentes of Caruthers.
See a Photo of the winner. See the 2015 Winners List!

This is the second time the Grand Prize fish has been caught. The first year was 2006 with Dennis Wilt of Kerman, our 10th annual event.

The Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby benefits Special Olympics and has raised a total of $145,435.00 for Special Olympics over the past 21 years.


The fishing Derby is conducted under a Special Use Permit with the Sierra National Forest.
This event is under a Temporary License Agreement with the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.



2015 Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby Video


2017 Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby Video