It's almost time again for the Seventh Annual House In The Woods Fishing Derby. Here's what you need to know before you go.

The 2017 House In The Woods Fishing Derby is Saturday January 21.

  • Fishing is on Great Pond in Great Pond, Hancock County.
  • It kicks off at 6AM.
  • Final weigh-in at 3:30PM at the Great Pond Outdoor Adventure Center.
  • Prizes for the longest fish will be the following:
    Brown Trout: Jiffy Propane Ice Auger
    Small mouth bass: Muzzleloader
    Pickerel: 3 Heritage fishing traps, a pack basket and an aerator
  • The entry fee is $5.
  • Food will be available for purchase.

Earlier this week the ice on Great Pond was measured at 10 inches. This was before the recent mild weather.

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