Spring Classic Fishing Derby Fort Benton Montana

Derby begins Friday May 21, 2022 at 5:00 PM and ends Sunday May 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM

$25.00 per person.
Children 12 and under free with paid adult entry. Limit of 2 children per paid entry.

100's of Prizes to be Given Away!

  • Mandatory Registration at Derby Headquarters, on the levee, before you fish.
  • Meeting at 5:30PM Friday, at Derby Headquarters, recommended for all participants.
  • Registration form and liability release form must be filled out for each contestant including children.
  • Sign up across from Lehman’s True Value - Friday 5:00 through Sunday 7:00AM.
  • Must have current Fishing License to sign-up/Fishing licenses available at Lehman’s True Value.
  • All Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 2 Divisions: 12 years and under - All Fish and Adults - All Fish.
  • Only 2 game fish & 2 non-game fish per fisherman may be checked in each day. Please practice catch and release.
  • Rod and Reel Only.  NO SET LINES!
  • Any gear, such as waders and boots must be cleaned of any contaminants before and after entering the water.
  • Weigh in at 5:00PM Saturday and 1:00PM on Sunday or call Dustin @ 406-799-6358 to weigh in .
  • Boundary from new bridge at Fort Benton to Coal Banks Landing on the Missouri River & a mile upstream on both the Teton and Marias Rivers.
  • Winners announced after last weigh-in. Must be present to win. Prizes will not be mailed. All Fish for Saturday’s prizes must be weighed in by 5:00PM Saturday. All Fish for Sunday’s Prizes must be weighed in by 1:00PM Sunday.
  • Judges decisions are final in case of a tie or dispute.
  • All Contestants assume sole responsibility for their participation in the derby and cannot hold any volunteer, sponsor or their affiliates responsible for loss or damages.
**  A printable version of the rules and registration form is available by following this link **
Or you can pick up the forms at Lehman's True Value in Fort Benton

A signed and dated Liability Release form must be submitted with your registration form.

** A printable version of the Liability Release form is available by following this link **

Dustin Lehman
P.O. Box 1542
Fort Benton, MT 59442

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