We know many of you were looking forward to participating in our Annual Cultus Lake Resort Fish Derby, but due to Covid-19 we must cancel. We simply couldn't envision a scenario where the social aspect of the derby could safely proceed. Any entry fees already paid will be refunded in full. We will be in touch with options for guests that have already reserved their cabins.


  1. All participants must read and obey by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s synapses.
  2. Derby will start at 6:00am and end at 6:00pm on Saturday May 16th. The derby will then start again at 6:00am and end at 4:00pm on Sunday May 17th, 2019. Anyone who fishes before or after these times will be disqualified from the derby and will not be given a refund of their entry fee.
  3. All fish must be alive when weighed in.
  4. All fish will be weighed and measured at Cultus Lake Resort’s dock by official judge.
  5. Winner will be determined by weight.
  6. NOVICE ONLY! NO PROFESSIONALS OR GUIDES WILL BE ALLOWED! This means anyone that is sponsored by anyone or who gets paid to fish. You may not hire a professional guide. If professionals or guides enter the derby, they will automatically be disqualified and will not be given a refund of their entry fee.
  7. Cultus Lake Resort employees and/or owners have the right to disqualify any entrant for not obeying the rules provided above.


1st Prize - $1,200 Cash & Trophy
2nd Prize - $800 Cash & Trophy
3rd Prize - $500 Cash & Trophy
4th Prize - $300 Cash
5th Prize - $200 Cash
6th Prize - $100 Cash


  1. Friday, May 15th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Cultus Lake Resort will be providing free beer and appetizers for all registered participants. Come join us for some fun!
  2. Award ceremony will be held Sunday, May 17th at 4:15pm in the Cultus Lake Resort Lodge.

Click Here to download a printable form to mail in your registration.