Fish Tales Photo Contest

submission form

Tell your “fish story” by competing in our Fish Tales Photo Contest at Hidden Lakes Trout Farm and Monee Reservoir and register your catch by submitting a photo of it using the form below. You don't have to have the biggest fish to win, just the luckiest. 

Winners will be randomly selected in the following categories:

  • Bass
  • Catfish
  • Pan fish
  • Staff pick

All fish must be caught at Hidden Lakes Trout Farm or Monee Reservoir from July 1 through August 31. Any size and fish can be submitted and this contest is open to all ages. Participants can submit an unlimited number of entries and this is open to all ages. Catch and release is encouraged. In order for you submission to be valid, it your photo must include your fish and one of the following in the background:

  • The Forest Preserve District of Will County logo
  • Monee Reservoir's scenic water
  • Hidden Lakes Trout Farm ponds or the Tackle Box bait shop

One winner in each category for each location will be selected and will receive a $50 Forest Preserve gift card. Winners will be notified the week of Sept. 1.