“HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby

31st Annual “HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby

at Pathfinder Reservoir

$57,000 in Cash and Prizes Available!

January 25th –26th, 2020
Diabase Shelter at Pathfinder Reservoir
Entry Fee $35.00 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 ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports, Hideaway Bar, Wagner’s Outdoor Outfitters and Sloane’s General Store in Alcova during regular business hours through 6:00pm January 24th, and at the Diabase Shelter at Pathfinder Reservoir from 3:00pm Friday January 24th until noon on January 25th. Ticket purchase confirms that registrant has read and understands all derby rules and regulations. Please review the 2019 Hawg Derby Flyer for additional information details, contest rules and contact information.

Tickets will be available to purchase at the shelter thru 12:00 Noon on Saturday January 25th.  All ticket sales are NON-REFUNDABLE!


We are seeking sponsors for our Hawg Derby for both monetary donations as well as door prizes.  Please see our sponsorship form 2019 Hawg Derby Sponsorship InformationIf you are wanting to donate door prizes please email pathfinderboatandfishingclub@gmail.com.  We appreciate your support! 

Derby Camping & Accommodations

Camping is available at Pathfinder Reservoir through the Natrona County Parks. Nightly camping fees apply. Please visit the Natrona County Parks Department website for more details on fees and regulations for camping at the Reservoir. Limited RV sites with power are also available for this event for $35.00 per night or a special 3 night stay (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) for $100.00 via the Pathfinder Boat and Fishing Club. Please contact Cindy Klein  at (307) 232-9508 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 Mark Klein at (307) 262-9193, or check the Current Conditions page for updates.  Like us on Facebook for condition and derby updates!

Special Thanks to our 2019 “HAWG” Derby Sponsors


          State Farm – Cheryl Feruad

                                                                                                PV Liquor

                                                                          Trademark Employment Service

                                                                                Roger and Miriam Pletan

We’ll see you January 26-27, 2019 for the 30th Annual “HAWG” Ice Fishing Derby