Fishing events Fishing contest calendar See upcoming bass and walleye fishing contests from around the state. Youth fishing events WDFW teams up with businesses, organizations and volunteers from all over Washington to provide fishing opportunities for children ages 5 to 14. 2019 Statewide Trout Fishing Derby April 27 - Oct 31 - 100+ stocked lakes statewide, More than 130 participating businesses, Over 1,000 prizes totaling over $39,000, Prize values range from $25 up to $1,000 Walleye Week photo and video contest Check out the WDFW Facebook page May 20-24 as we celebrate all things Washington Walleye. Enter our walleye photo and video contest to win some cool prizes! Fishing contest rules and permits Learn about rules, permits, costs, and applications to conduct fishing contests.