2023 Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby This Weekend

The 39th Annual Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby and Raffle will be happening theis Memorial Day Weekend at the lake located 8 miles north of Buffalo.

In addition to tagged fish available for various amounts of cash, the derby will offer daily prizes and drawings and overall prizes including the Grand Prize of a Polaris Sportsman 570 Trail ATV.

Over $50,000 in cash and prizes are available to claim during the three-day event happening Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

Proceeds from the fishing derby are used to support a number of worthy causes chosen by the Lions Club including providing free eyeglasses, free diabetic test strips, Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets, providing an annual $1,000 scholarship, and funding improvements at the Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.

Tickets are required to participate in the derby and to qualify for the drawings and are available in Buffalo at Wa-Hoo Likkers/Outback Lounge, the Sports Lure, Ultimate Outdoors, and Crazy Woman Liquors as well as the Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet.

In Sheridan and Gillette, tickets can be purchased at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports.

The event is sponsored and presented by the Buffalo Lions Club.

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