During the winter, ice fishing provides an opportunity to not only bask in beautiful scenery, but also the chance to catch “the big one.” With two different ice fishing contests taking place in early 2020 in Grand County, big prize purses also sweeten the experience.
GRANBY, Colo. (PRWEB) January 10, 2020
Grand County Attracts Winter Anglers Hook, Line and Sinker
Winter fishing contests take place in January & February with large purses to the victors
True fisherman are not content to forget their passion just because of a little ice. During the winter, ice fishing provides an opportunity to not only bask in beautiful scenery, but also the chance to catch “the big one.” With two different ice fishing contests taking place in early 2020 in Grand County, big prize purses also sweeten the experience.
32nd Annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Tournament
Granby: Jan. 24-26, 2020
Kickoff party Jan. 23, 2020 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Three days, three popular lakes (Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Grand Lake) and more than $20,000 in cash and $9,000 in sponsored merchandisers (Yeti, Clam, Vexilar, Jiffy Ice, Eagle Claw, Scheels and more), makes this the perfect event to kick off the 2020 competitive ice fishing season. Prizes are awarded from 1st to 7th place in five categories; each day is a separate tournament. Other events include a Big Fish and Release drawing category. Also, the Tagged Fish Contest is back, each tagged fish worth $1,000.
Participants of all experience levels are welcome. Entry fees are $45 for one day, $55 for two days and $60 for all three days. You must be registered prior to fishing to be eligible for the contest. Entry includes a chance to win one of eight prize packages, first place being a Ski-Doo Tundra 550LT snowmobile. For more information and to register visit http://www.granbychamber.com/fish.
23rd Annual Wolford Reservoir Ice Fishing Contest
Kremmling: Feb. 15, 2020
Though this competition lasts just one day (7 a.m. – 3 p.m.), there’s enough action to satisfy even the most competitive fisherman. Prime your hook for the $10,000 tagged-fish competition and hourly big fish prizes. The top 10 largest fish will all share in a cash purse of nearly $5,000, with first place netting $1,200.
Registration is $35 for an adult entry or youth entrants (15 years old or younger) who want to compete for the cash prizes. Otherwise, there is no charge for 15 years old or younger. There’s also a free youth division with prizes for the top 10 largest fish. For more information or to register, visit http://www.kremmlingchamber.com.
Grand Lake – 2020 Ice Addiction Tournament Series
February 22, 2020
The 2020 Barn at Rock Fence Ice Addition Tournament Series presented by Claim is the highest-paying event ever put on the organization. The heaviest single fish per event will win $10,000 cash and $25,000 in cash and prizes from augers to electronics and outdoor gear.
Register is $55 for an adult entry. For more information or to register, visit https://tightlineoutdoors.com/ice-addiction/.
Whether it’s as a participant or spectator, there’s nothing like spending a day on the ice. Grab your rod, your best lures and mark your calendars for one or more of these fish-focused festivals. You never know what you might reel in!