Jordan Rodriguez and Caleb Nichols hold large rainbow trout caught through the ice at Magic Reservoir

The Dam Fools Ice Fishing Derby is set for Saturday, Feb. 20 on Magic Reservoir. Hosted by the West Magic Lake Recreation Club, the tournament will award cash prizes for the longest and heaviest fish in both perch and trout categories. Registration is $10 per angler, per species. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Friday at the West Magic clubhouse, or 6:30 the morning of the event. Anglers can also request a form via email by contacting or For more information, visit

A note for anglers interested in attending: due to low water this year, the upper half of Magic Reservoir is dried up and not available for fishing. Angler efforts have been focused on the south half of the lake this winter, from the dam north to West Magic.