This a statewide, 2-month-long fishing event where anglers can fish any NYS waterway using any legal angling methods for a variety of fish species. This year's event will offer over $40,000 in cash and prizes, 50 chances to win a new 2018 Qwest Boat, a Grand Prize up to $50,000 cash or more, youth angler prizes, door prizes, giveaways, a sportsman show, awards ceremony at Batavia Downs, and much more!! Anglers have over 75 weigh-in locations to bring fish in to and a protocol is in place for anglers to follow while fishing at night allowing the tourney to run 24 hours per day. Registration is only $25/angler ($35 if entering the optional Lunker Pool).
Main Category Fish Species: Salmon, Lake Trout, Walleye, Catfish, Bass, Crappie, Yellow Perch, Panfish, Rock Bass
Other Species Awards: Brown Trout, Northern Pike, White Perch/Silver Bass, Carp
Captains Pool: Event specifically for Lake Ontario charters and guide services where every fish caught on the registered boat or with the registered guide is eligible to be entered regardless of who caught the fish. See rules and regs on the main website for full details!
Any questions or media inquiries please contact Director Tim Thomas at: (585) 330-0494