Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge

Jun 19th 7:00am to 3:00pm

8th Annual Fishing Derby

Grab your hook, line, and sinker and join us on Saturday, June 19 for the 8th Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge. Fishing will commence at 7:00 a.m. sharp and continue through 3:00 p.m. on the waters of Tupper Lake, Simon Pond, and Raquette Pond. Prizes will be awarded virtually this year. More details to come!

Register here

Tickets can also be purchased at Mountain Market & Redemption until 4 p.m. on Friday the 18th. 

Also tickets can be purchased at the weigh stations from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, derby day. 

Weigh-in Stations:

  • Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club (Simon Pond/Waterfront)
  • Tupper Lake Municipal Park (Raquette Pond/Municipal Docks)
  • Blue Jay Campsite Dock



  • High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care -- 40% of Total

Northern Pike Payout: 

  • 1st Place Northern Pike (LBS) -- 20% of Total
  • 2nd Place Northern Pike (LBS) -- 10% of Total
  • 3rd Place Northern Pike (LBS) -- 5% of Total

Large/Smallmouth Bass Payout: 

  • 1st Place Lg/Sm Mouth Bass (LBS) -- 20% of Total
  • 2nd Place Lg/Sm Mouth Bass (LBS) -- 10% of Total
  • 3rd Place Lg/Sm Mouth Bass (LBS) -- 5% of Total

For more information or to register contact:

  • Terry at (518) 304-3748
  • Cory at (518) 569-3988
  • Tupper Lake Information Center, 121 Park Street, Tupper Lake (across the street from Stewart's Shop). Phone: (518) 359-3328.

The 8th Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge is sponsored by the Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club as a fundraiser for High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care.