Fishing Contest FAQ’s
A: 1:00 p.m., When the announcer gives the start signal.
Q: What information is needed on the ticket?
A: Please clearly fill out the entire ticket. For some door prizes and prizes that you need not be present to win, are mailed out to an individual or contacted by phone. Any tickets that are not legible are forfeited.
Q: Do I need to bring an auger to drill holes?
A: No. All holes are drilled the morning of the fishing contest. No additional hole drilling is allowed by any contestant. You may want to bring an ice chisel and ice scoop to clear any ice that may form prior to the contest starting.
Q: Can I check the depth?
A: Yes, but only with a depth finder or a line without a hook. All lines must be out of the water by 12:45 pm until the official start.
Q: When does the contest end?
A: 3:00 pm the announcer will signal contestants ending the contest. You must be observed by a contest official on your way to fish weigh in by 3:00. Remember: fish must be brought to the weigh in stand immediately when caught and alive. Dead or frozen fish will be ineligible.
A: Yes. There are two categories of prizes, “for the fisherman” and “for the non fisherman” you need to be present and catch a fish to be eligible to win a “for the fisherman” prize. You do not need to be present to win a “for the non fisherman” prize. There will be additional door prizes given away during the contest some door prizes you need to be present for and some you do not. All those that you do not need to be present for will be mailed out to the winner.
Q: When can I enter the contest area?
A: Parking in the park begins at 11:30 pm.