Due to unsafe or no ice at Conneaut in 2018, 2017 and 2016, there were no Ice Fishing tourneys held.
2019 Conneaut Lake Ice Fishing Tourney
February XX, 2019
Thank you all who wish to participate in our annual 2019 Conneaut Lake tournament.
Date: February XX, 2019
Time: 7am start to 4:30pm finish; prizes at 5:00pm
Registration: Registration is at Timberland Bait Shop, 36320 Dutch Hill Rd., Union City, PA 16438 814-694-FISH (34747) any day prior to the tourney (but call bait shop in advance to ensure someone is there). You may also purchase tickets in advance at Anchor Beer Distributors-Home of Chuck's Bait, 10940 Pennsylvania St. Hwy. 18, Conneaut Lake, PA 16316 814-382-5625. Or, if you wait until day of the tourney, you can purchase tickets at Chuck's Bait, which will open at 6am or at Fireman's Beach, where Jerry will have HQ set up. This is where Jerry will be set up for weigh-ins/operations.
Registration Fee: $20 (buy your ticket at bait shop 36320 Dutch Hill Rd. Union City, PA 16438 814-694-3474)
Food delivery out on the ice to be provided by Walt's Tavern, located at 11780 State Hwy 618, Conneaut Lake, PA. Order by calling (814) 382-9593, and your food will be delivered during the tourney out on the ice.
Optional 50/50 Drawing: You may buy a single ticket for $5. One ticket only per person. You will include your name and phone number on the ticket. Drawing to be held at 4:30pm at Fireman's Beach. Winner need not be present. Tickets may be purchased at the bait shop on Friday or Saturday.
Fishing: Absolutely no fishing prior to 7am. Jerry will be riding around checking. Prizes awarded for largest, legal fish in various categories Musky, Walleye, Northern Pike, Crappie & Perch. Fish at your own risk**.
Bait: Get your bait Friday between 8am and 9pm or as of 5am Saturday morning.
Protocol: If you are fishing for large game fish prizes, put your fish on a stringer (sold at the bait shop) and call Jerry's cell or use a walkie-talkie so he can drive over and check out / measure your fish.
Walkie-talkie: channel 4.
**ice fishing at your own risk; only you can determine if it's safe to go on the ice and we disclaim any responsibility
Tom Luck, Bridgeville, PA, 32" Northern Pike 8# 9 oz. $600 Tom's first fish he ever caught ice fishing.
Kevin Hall, Meadville, PA, 13 1/8" Perch $150
Roger Muto, Butler PA, 11 1/4" Crappie $150