Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby

On the first Saturday in February, the frozen cap on Lake Simon Pond turns from a quiet winter wonderland to an ice fishing mecca, as one of the areas largest and longest ice fishing tournaments takes place. Hosted by the Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club, The Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby attracts hundreds of fisherman who travel to Tupper Lake to contend for thousands in cash and prizes.

Fishing in the day long "catch and release" style tournament begins at 7:00 am promt and continues until 3:00 pm.

Grab your tip ups and come see what it is all about!