The Grand Haven Steelheaders and their sponsors offer the best fishing contest on Lake Michigan!
Time: 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All fish need to be weighed in by 1:30pm with awards immediately following.
Location: Lake Michigan, Grand Haven Channel, and Grand Haven piers.
The contest is open to weighing-in your biggest Chinook, Coho, Lake Trout, Steelhead, or Brown Trout
-Any boats weighing in but not placing in 1-10th place will be entered into a drawing for a $50 cash prize
Entry Fee Per Boat: $100 Early Bird Registration when you register by September 9th. Entry fee after the 9th is $110. Each entry includes a captain t-shirt. No registrations will be accepted after 8pm on Friday, September 16th.
2016 Big Fish Contest Winners:
1st Place: Getting There – Emery Mike – 17.9lbs
2nd Place: Reel Action – Mark Veurink – 15.15lbs
3rd Place: Reconn – Chad Servello – 9.85lbs
4th Place: Reel Obsession – Ron Howard – 9.2lbs
5th Place: Love It – Brian Cleveland – 8.3lbs
6th Place: Sedated – Tim Micho – 7.9lbs
7th Place: Stalk ’em, Kill ’em Eat ’em – Tom Meier – 6.45lbs
8th Place: Clubhouse – Todd Stanton – 6lbs
9th Place: M Pulse – Dave Karpin – 5.45lbs
10th Place: Inspiration – John Gardner – 4.25lbs
11th Place: Plunger – Rob Richert – 3.95lbs
12th Place: Another Hit II – Nick VanHouwelingen – 1.6lbs
*Based on 50 Boats Entered
1st Place – $1,250
2nd Place – $625
3rd Place – $500
4th Place – $400
5th Place – $250
6-10th Place – Fishing Equipment/Tackle
INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING THIS YEAR?
Register online by clicking below or download & print the application HERE – Coming soon!
Online registration is available until midnight at Thursday, September 14th. Registrations will be accepted until Friday, September 15th. Please contact Mary Jane Belter with any questions ~
+616 842 0877
Fishing Contest Partner
Grand Haven Steelheaders
2015 Big King Sponsors
The Grand Haven Salmon Festival is hosted by the Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau