Annual Fishing Derby This Weekend At Lake DeSmet

The 31st Annual Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend at the lake seven miles north of Buffalo.

Fisherman of all ages can test their skills to bring in the largest fish by length or weight in various species, or catch tagged fish for cash ranging up to $3,000. Everyone purchasing tickets is eligible to win prizes including this year's grand prize.

Lion's Club member Smokey Wildeman tells us more about this weekend's derby.

Tickets are available for a single day, two days or three days of fishing and those tickets are your entry into the various prizes given away during the derby.

Tickets can be purchased at the Lion's Club Headquarters at the lake, or in Buffalo at Wa-Hoo Likkers, The Lake Stop, Big Horn Co-op, the Sports Lure or Ultimate Outdoors. In Sheridan tickets can be purchased at Quik Sak, Shipton's Big R and Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. In Gillette tickets are available at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports.