It’s the annual Fort Kent International Muskie Derby in Fort Kent, Friday-Sunday, August 10th-12th.

Everything gets started at 9 AM Friday with a $35,000 possible purse. Scales are open throughout the event until 5:00 PM on Sunday.

The St. John River is ideal for Muskie fishing with over 225 miles of prime habitat. The Fort Kent International Muskie Derby is a perfect opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends. It’s a weekend to treasure memories for years to come.

Muskie fishing is considered one of the greatest freshwater sports fish challenges in all of North America.

Here’s more information on registration, rules & regulations, fishing info + more for the Fort Kent International Muskie Derby.

Please review the catch and release statement.

The Ploye Festival is going on as well during the Muskie Derby. For more information go to The Ploye Festival, Fort Kent.