Ontario Canada Walleye Fishing Tournaments
Join in or watch the weigh-ins at a walleye fishing tournament this summer. With Ontario’s Sunset Country being so loaded with walleye, the results are sure to be good. The following is a list of walleye fishing tournaments in Northwestern Ontario. For exact dates, please contact the people holding them or visit their websites.
Emo Walleye Classic – End of May
A catch-and-release tournament on the picturesque Rainy River, in Emo, Ontario. Sixty teams from Canada and the U.S. chased the top spot – and over $36,000 in prizes! Come out and enjoy the festivities this year. All volunteers are welcome! For more information contact Colleen at 807-482-1811 or 807-482-2171.
Angler & Young Angler Walleye Fishing Tournament – End of May
This fishing tournament is specifically for young people under the age of 18, in the Red Lake area of Northwestern Ontario. The main objective of the tournament is to introduce young anglers to competitive sport fishing in a fun environment surrounded by family and friends, as well as helping to create a dream for children across the country to join in the activity of competitive sport fishing. For more information contact 807-727-3275.
Dryden Walleye Masters – Father’s Day Weekend
Wabigoon Lake A full field of 125 teams will compete for over $125,000 in cash and prizes! Come be a part of this exciting event. For more information contact: Ally 807-221-4281
Angler & Young Angler Walleye Tournament – Beginning of July
Walleye tournament primarily intended for young anglers – location is beautiful Wabigoon Lake near Dryden. The main objective of the tournament is to introduce young anglers to competitive sport fishing in a fun environment surrounded by family and friends, as well as helping to create a dream for children across the country to join in the activity of competitive sport fishing. For more information contact Dryden Chamber of Commerce at 807-223-2622.
Ontario Family Fishing Weekend – 2nd weekend in July
Fish licence-free! Take your family fishing! If you and a friend or family members would like to try fishing in Ontario waters for the first time (or the first time in a long time), mark in down in your July calendar. For three days only, Canadian residents can enjoy the fun of fishing in Ontario without a licence during the annual Ontario Family Fishing Weekend. For more information call 705-755-2551 or Toll-Free: English: 800-667-1940, French: 800-667-1840.
Angler & Young Angler Walleye Championship – 2nd or 3rd week in August
This fishing championship is specifically for young people under the age of 18, on Lake of the Woods in the Kenora area of Northwestern Ontario. The main objective of the championship is to introduce young anglers to competitive sport fishing in a fun environment surrounded by family and friends, as well as helping to create a dream for children across the country to join in the activity of competitive sport fishing. For more information contact 204-326-4431.
English River Bass/Walleye Tournament – 3rd Weekend in August
Don’t miss out, come and join us for a weekend of bass and walleye fishing, Day 1,-5 bass, Day 2,-5 walleye only 1 over 18 inches, Total weight of both day wins. Located at Grassy Narrows on the English River body of Water. For more information contact Rodney Castle 807-925-1010, Robert Swain 807-925-2118/468-9859 or Rudy Turtle 807-925-2662.
Red Lake Fall Classic Catch & Release Walleye Tournament – Beginning of September
For all you walleye fisherman that want to fish one of the biggest and best walleye tournaments in Northwestern Ontario come out and join us on Red Lake Chain of Lakes. For more information contact: Frank Grunewald at 807-727-2667
Rainy River Walleye Tournament – End of September
Walleye enthusiasts don’t miss out on the annual fall walleye tournament held at Rainy River in Northwestern Ontario. Join in for some great fishing and great prizes. For more information contact: Glen Armstrong at 807-852-3886 or 807-852-1711
Other Fishing Tournaments and Derby’s
Stratton Fish Derby – 3rd Saturday in May
Don’t miss out, come and join us for a fun filled day of Family Fishing on the Rainy River body of Water and end the day with a potluck supper at Morley park. For more information contact Colleen Jolicouer – 807-483-5330
Agimak Lake Fishing Tournament – Second Weekend in July
Get the whole family out for a fun day of fishing on Agimak Lake in the Ignace area as part of this free fishing weekend (you can fish without a licence). Up to $1,000 in prizes are available to be won (pending registrations). Registration is $15 in advance, $20 the day of the derby. For more information contact Kathy at 807-934-2202
Crow Lake Classic – Middle of September
Local fishing tournament on beautiful Crow (Kakagi) Lake near the resort community of Nestor Falls, Ontario. Contact: Nestor Falls Tourism at 800-501-4430 or 807-484-2354
LOWS Annual Live Release Fish Tournament – Beginning of February
For those winter fisherman who love the thrill of ice fishing,come to Morson for their catch and release Ice Fishing Tournament on Lake of the Woods. For more information contact: Sheila Gates at 807-488-5733
Whitefish Bay Fishing Derby – Middle of July
First Nation sponsored fishing tournament on Caviar, Dogpaw & Flint Lakes, in the Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls region of Northwestern Ontario. For more information contact: Rene White at 807-466-7337
If you’re not signed up for any of these fishing events, you’re missing out on a great time. If you’re not that interested in fishing, come on down and check out the exciting weigh-ins.
If you like bass fishing visit our webpage for Canada Bass Fishing Tournaments