Cultus Lake Resort in Bend, Oregon - A pacific Northwest Family Vacation Destination


​Cultus Lake Resort Mountain Lake Resort in Oregon

Friday, May 18- Appetizers and Beer Night

Cultus Lake Resort Fishing Derby Registration and Entrance Fee:

Novice Anglers Only - No Professionals or Guides

The fishing derby will start Saturday at 6:00am and ends at 6:00pm.  Sunday, the derby resumes at 6:00am and ends at 4:00pm, followed by an awards ceremony.  Registration and entrance fee is $100.00 per person.  Prizes for 1st through 6th place include cash and trophy for LARGEST / HEAVIEST Lake Trout:

1st Place - $1,200
2nd Place - $800
3rd Place $500
4th Place - $300
5th Place - $200
6th Place - $100

Weekend Activities:  Friday night kick-off with free appetizers and beer for registered derby entrants.

Cabin Rentals:  We have 23 cabins that you are welcome to rent if you are from out of town or simply just want to make this a weekend getaway.  

Restaurant:  Though our menu is not in full swing yet, our restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the weekend.

Fishing Derby Rules:  

  • All participants must read and obey by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s synapses.
  • Derby will start at 6:00am and end at 6:00pm on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The derby will then start again at 6:00am and end at 4:00pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Anyone who fishes before or after these times will be disqualified from the derby and will not be given a refund for entrance fee.
  • All fish must be alive when weighed in.
  • All fish will be weighed and measure at Cultus Lake Resort’s dock by official judge.
  • Winner will be determined by weight.
  • NOVICE ONLY! NO PROFESSIONALS OR GUIDES WILL BE ALLOWED!  This means anyone that is sponsored by anyone or gets paid to fish. You may not hire a professional or guide. If professionals or guides enter derby, they will be automatically disqualified and will not be given a refund for entrance fee.
  • Cultus Lake Resort employees and/or owners have the right to disqualify any entrant for not obeying the rules provided above.

Start your summer off right with a trip to Cultus Lake Resort.  

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20 2018 


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Fishing Records

1996 - 17.5 lb. Mackinaw
2002 - 26.0 lb. Mackinaw
2013 - 25.4 lb. Mackinaw