Weekend Fishing Derby Offers Fun, Prizes And Fish

Weekend Fishing Derby Offers Fun, Prizes And Fish

This weekend's annual Buffalo Lions Club Lake DeSmet Raffle and Fishing Derby will have something fun for almost everyone to do.

Raffles, drawings, prizes, camping, and of course fishing will be going on all three days this Memorial Day Weekend at the lake, located 8 miles north of Buffalo.

Over $50,000 in prizes and cash will be available to claim, including tagged fish for cash ranging in value from $100 to $3,000; and many other other smaller items to be awarded throughout the weekend.

Lions Club President Adam Teten explains some changes to this year's prize packages.

Teten tells us what the funds from the derby are used for.

Tickets are required to participate in the derby and to qualify for the drawings and prizes, and are available in Buffalo, Sheridan and Gillette.

A state fishing license is required to fish at the derby and all fishing regulations apply.

Tickets for the derby are available in Buffalo, tickets can be purchased at Wa-Hoo liquors/Outback Lounge, Big Horn Co-op, Sports Lure, Ultimate Outdoors, Crazy Woman Liquor and at the Lake Stop.

In Sheridan, they are available at Quik Sak, Shipton's Big R, and Rocky Mountain Discount Sports.

In Gillette, tickets are available at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports.

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