The 29th annual February Festival will be held (IN-PERSON!) on Saturday, February 5 from 12-3pm on Lake Ann, at Lake Ann Park. Join us for an ice fishing contest, food and drink concessions, door prizes, and free family activities. We are so excited to see everyone back out on the ice this February!
Ice Fishing Contest 1-3pmOfficial 2022 Fishing Contest Prize List and Event Flyer!
Over $6,000 in prizes will be awarded as part of this year’s fishing contest! Prizes are awarded to the 50 largest fish by weight, of any legal species. In the event of a tie, the contestant with the first entry wins the higher prize, the second fish places next. One fish prize per person.
Register online below, or in-person at the event. Cost is $10 per ticket, and each contestant must purchase their own ticket(s). Tickets MUST be affixed to fishing poles and/or tip-ups during the contest.
One ticket per fishing hole, with a limit of two tickets for each person fishing. Only fish a contestant personally catches are eligible for the contest. Fish that are caught by one individual and given to another person are not eligible. No sharing fish. Tickets MUST be affixed to fishing poles and/or tip-ups during the contest.
All holes are pre-drilled. No fish house sheds or enclosures inside the assigned fishing contest area. Depth finders may be used during the contest. Underwater cameras may be used prior to the contest, but not during. Pursuant to DNR regulations, Largemouth Bass of any length and Northern Pike between 24”-36” in length are NOT eligible for the contest. If caught, these fish must be released immediately. Fishing licenses required for contestants 16+.