18apr7:00 am4:00 pmCANCELED: 22nd ANNUAL FISHING DERBYCancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.


(Saturday) 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Details

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Marina are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Fishing Derby for the 22nd year!

Saturday, April 18, 2020
No Rain Date
7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Hammond Marina
701 Casino Center Drive
Hammond, IN

Prizes and trophies are given for:

  • Largest Salmon
  • Largest Trout
  • Largest Bass

Fishing will take place on the outer Lake Michigan break wall, on the inside, west end docks of the marina break wall and on land. NO BOATS! Use live and/or artificial bait.

This event is FREE and is open to all adults and children, with free parking and refreshments.

This derby is subject to all IDNR fishing and game laws, so please have your license and stamp. Get your fishing license online at: or simply visit Cabela’s in Hammond.

Call 219-659-7678 or visit