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Paradise Lake - Photo Fishing Derby

Get your cameras and your fishing rods ready! #fishparadiselake2020

Who - Fisherpeople of all ages, we are excited to invite you to Paradise Lake to participate in our inagural Photo Fishing Derby. 

What - Photo Fishing Derby at Paradise Lake - contest and prizes for the winners. 

Where - Paradise Lake, Please select this link to get directions through Google Maps 

  • North Lake Access
  • South Lake Access 
  • Via boat on the lake

When - June 1st through July 31st, 2020

Why - PRPD is excited about our new acquisition and wants invite you out to Paradise Lake.  Due to social distancing guidlenes, we are hosting the derby with enthusiastic creativity through participant entries of photos and videos. 

How - There are several ways to participate in the Photo Fishing Derby! 

1 - Bring your camera or phone with you out to Paradise Lake, along with your fishing rod and tackle. 

2 - Take a photo of your catch. 

3 - Post your photo to our Facebook page, Instagram page, or email your photo to Please ensure that you provide your contact information with your submission. If you post your photo to social media, remember to use the hashtag


4 - We will be hosting awards for the following categories:

  • Biggest Fish - Largest by length
  • Marvelous Minnow - Smallest by length
  • Most exciting "Hit" Video - We want to see you reel in the big one! Online vote will select winner. 
  • Most hilarious blooper Video - Let's laugh together at all the challenges fishing brings. Online vote will select winner.
  • Most adorable fisherperson - Parents, let's see those little fishers doin' their thing. Online vote will select winner.
  • Photo Finish - Catch the moment that "didn't get away". Natural beauty, local wildlife, etc...

Once the derby has concluded and we have collected all of the photographs and videos, PRPD staff will be selecting the Top 3 Finalists in each categorey. We will then host an online vote through social media in order to select the fan favorites!

Winners will receive an award certificate to be presented at the Terry Ashe Recreation Center before the end of July along with the prizes associated with each category. 

For questions or clarifications, please contact or call us at (530) 872-6393.

For more information and for detailed contest information, please select this link.

Happy Fishing everyone!


Check out our Facebook Page for more hype on this event as it draws closer. 


We would like to thank our Sponsor - Fins, Fur, and Feathers Sports for their sponsorship of the 2020 Photo Fishing Derby. 

Would you like to help support PRPD and recreation on the ridge? Visit to donate or to sponsor an upcoming event.