GREEN RIVER — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is gearing up once again for the annual Mac Attack Fishing Derby on April 24-25 at the Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
The popular derby attracts anglers from all over the region and targets lake trout less than 25 inches. Prizes will be awarded for the most pounds of lake trout entered during the two-day derby. The Mac Attack is open to both boat and shore anglers.
Teams can compete for cash prizes by entering up to 12 lake trout per angler per day. Online registration opens March 25 at: www.flaminggorgecountry.com/mac-attack-2021. Teams must register no later than April 18. All contestants must have a valid fishing license and abide by all Wyoming and Utah regulations concerning fishing, aquatic invasive species boat inspections, and boating.
Two fish weigh-in locations will be open from 12 noon to 5 p.m. both days at Buckboard Marina’s big yellow tent in Wyoming and Lucerne Marina Store parking lot in Utah. Fish must be checked in each tournament day, and fish caught on Saturday must be entered on Saturday; they cannot be entered on Sunday with the fish caught on Sunday. Weigh-in locations will close promptly at 5 p.m.
Contestants are reminded that lake trout are a game fish and small lake trout are great table fare. Take care of them properly and enjoy eating them. It is unlawful for a person to take and leave, abandon, or allow any game fish or edible portion to intentionally or needlessly go to waste.
Read the complete 2021 Wyoming Fishing Regulations online, and for more information about the 2021 Mac Attack Fishing Derby check out the WGFD Green River Region website.