The Watonga Trout Derby will be held Friday March 2nd, Saturday, March 3rd & Sunday March 4th, 2012 at Roman Nose State Park and is being co-sponsored by Friends of Roman Nose State Park and the Watonga Chamber of Commerce. Pre-registration is available this year as well as online registration.
The three-day event gives fishermen an opportunity to catch tagged trout for prizes. One hundred tagged trout are put in Lake Watonga in conjunction with the normal trout stocking done by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
A drawing from the tags of all registered trout will determine the $300.00 grand prize cash winner. A $100.00 Sr. division and a $50.00 Jr. division prize will be given for the heaviest stringer of trout and will be awarded at the close of the derby. All tagged trout are worth cash or gifts.
This year, one registration will be drawn to win a Deluxe Patio Package valued at over $1,200. This gift package is sponsored by Lowes.
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