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Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby

One of the largest ice fishing tournaments in New York State! Each year, on the first Saturday in February, anglers from far and wide travel to Tupper Lake for the annual Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby. Over a thousand fishermen and women compete in this northern pike contest for over $40,000 in cash and prizes. Whether you are a participant or a spectator, add this is a “must-see” event to your winter calendar.