News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

It’s time to signup for the Detroit Fishing Derby

The much anticipated Detroit Lake Fishing Derby is an annual family event hosted by Detroit Lake Recreation Area Business Association May 19 – 21. The lake is stocked with thousands of rainbow trout and Kokanee each year. Ten of the fish are tagged for cash prizes.

Adult entry fee is $25 plus online registration fee and entry fee for those 13 and younger is $20 plus online registration fee.

The first 400 registration will receive a free hat. Every adult registration includes a ticket for the grand prize drawing for a fishing boat. Every child registration includes a ticket for the grand prize drawing for a bicycle.

Prizes are also awarded for the largest fish caught in both adult and children categories. The prize ceremony is at 3 p.m. May 21.

To register, visit and click on “Events.”

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