Fishing Contest

 
6:30 am

September 16, 2017

6:30 am to 12:30pm
Boats must leave from Grand Haven or fish from Grand Haven Pier
Rain date is Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Grand Haven Steelheaders and their sponsors offer the best fishing contest on Lake Michigan! 

NAT_3862Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Rain Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017

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.

Rules:
-Species:
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

Tournament Payouts~

*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

 

Invite your friends via Facebook here!

If you have any questions about the event, please call Call Mary Jane Belter, Secretary, Grand Haven Steelheaders at +616 842 0877 or by email mjbelter@altelco.net.

Fishing Contest Partner
Grand Haven Steelheaders

Grand Haven Steelheaders

2015 Big King Sponsors


sponsors

 The Grand Haven Salmon Festival is hosted by the Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau