What to know
All are welcome to join us for our Expert Fishing Derby which boasts the biggest fish and biggest prizes! Orchard Lake is stocked to capacity with hundreds of our biggest and best Rainbow Trout. This derby is where you’ll find our most competitive fishermen and fisher-women alike. This is your chance to win the grand prize and a year's worth of bragging rights!
- No fishing license required
- Up to 30” trout
- Plenty of bait for sale
- Bring your own rods or rod rentals are available
- $29.99 / Fisherman
- You get to keep one fish with your paid entry fee
- additional trout kept over 2 lbs. is $15.99 each
- additional trout kept under 2 lbs. is $5.99 each
- 8am: Meet & check in at the Farm Market
- 9am - 2pm: Fishing
- 12pm: Weigh off
Catch the biggest fish and win $250 Grand Prize!
Let's get fishing - while still social distancing.
To continue to follow PA State Guidelines we are asking all fisherman to self social distance. We recommend one fisherman per every 6 feet; no shoulder to shoulder fishing. Families that live together are welcome to fish together. A mask is required at all times - no exceptions.
Please park at the Farm Market. We will be waiting to transport you and all of your gear to Orchard Lake! There will be no parking at the pond on Derby Day.
Catch & Release
You can catch and release as long as the fish are okay. Alternatively fishermen can take home their first fish, which is included in the price of admission; additional trout are $15.99 over 2 lbs. and $5.99 each under 2 lbs.
Food & Drink
In addition to Linvilla’s normal food offerings, the Lakeside Grill will be open for breakfast, lunch & drinks.
2019 Expert Fishing Derby Photo's
A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out and participated in the 2019 Expert Fishing Derby! Click here to see the action of day!
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