The Long Lake Fishing Derby is Saturday, January 26 & Sunday, 27 with activities and competition taking place at Long Lake Sporting Club as the main area.

Fishing is on Long Lake, Cross, Eagle, St. Froid, Square, Beau, Galzier, Portage Lake + Carr Pond & St. John River.

Anglers compete for the largest salmon, togue, brook trout, muskie & other catches. Cash prizes this year are $18,500.

The derby started in 2006 and is billed as Maine's largest ice fishing derby. Benefits go to the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund.

More information at Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Facebook.