Veterans Day Blue River Trout Derby

Get out your Rod n' Reel for some Veteran's Day Fishin' in Tishomingo!

Celebrate Veteran's Day and win cash prizes at the 2019 Annual Veteran's Day Blue River Trout Derby in Tishomingo! The trout derby will be located at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area, about 11 miles northeast of Tishomingo.This clear, spring-fed river will be stocked to the brim with trout for the derby. Trout fishermen will be awarded prizes for the largest trout, biggest stringer and heaviest stinger. Attendance for spectators is free; however, there is a small entry fee for derby participants. All age groups are welcome to participate. Come join anglers from across the country as they compete for cash prizes, awards and trophies! 

For more information, please call (580) 371-9288 or (580) 371-2175.

Blue River Fishing Area
4501 S. Bullard Chapel Rd.
Tishomingo, OK 73460

Entry Fee: 

  • Adult: $25.00
  • Youth 15 & under: $20.00


  • Contest is open to all ages.
  • Entry fee covers both days.
  • Tickets can be purchased at Scotty's Blue River One Stop in Tishomingo. 
  • Must be present to win any of the prizes.
  • Over $1000 in trophies and door prizes will be given away.

Early Bird Registration:

  • Early Bird Drawing: Must be pre-entered by November 3, 2019 to be eligible.
  • Only Early Bird Entries will receive free caps.

State Fishing Laws Apply!

For more information, please call (580) 371-9288 or (580) 371-2175.