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2015 Canadohta Lake Ice Fishing Tourney

February 14, 2015

Despite the blowing winds, heavy snowfall and cold temps, we made it through our 10th annual Canadohta Lake tournament. With 177 anglers fishing the contest it was a great turnout. Here are the results: 

Joe Fink from Pittsburgh, PA 28 3/4" Northern Pike 5 1/2 pounds $350

Bryce Higly from Corry, PA 9" Perch $75

Al Johnson from Erie, PA 12" Crappie $75

Levi Keith from Cooperstown, PA  21 3/4" Walleye 3 3/4 pounds $250

Mallorie Van Tassel (age 9) and her daddy, Jerry Van Tassel, holding hands and fishing together. This picture is priceless!

2014 Photos

Date: February 14, 2015

Time: 7am start to 4:30pm finish; prizes at 5:00pm

Registration: Registration is at the bait shop on Friday, February 13 from 8am-9pm or Saturday February 14 as of 5am. If you need to register on Saturday, go to the bait shop. You may register any time Saturday (i.e., you don't have to be registered by 7am...if you show up at 11:45am or 1pm or 3:59pm and want to register, that's fine--go to the bait shop).

Registration Fee: $15 ( buy your ticket at bait shop 36320 Dutch Hill Rd. Union City, PA 16438  814-694-3474)

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 boat launch.  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

Canadohta Lake, PA
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2015 Recap

Date: February 14, 2015

Temperature: Hi 25, Lo 1

Turnout: 177 anglers

Musky: None

Walleye: Levi Keith from Cooperstown, PA  21 3/4" Walleye 3 3/4 pounds $250

Northern Pike: Joe Fink from Pittsburgh, PA 28 3/4" Northern Pike 5 1/2 pounds $350. 

Crappie: Al Johnson from Erie, PA 12" Crappie $75  

Perch: Bryce Higly from Corry, PA 9" Perch $75

2014 Recap

Date: February 8, 2014

Temperature: -11 

Turnout: 262 anglers

Musky: None

Walleye: None

Northern Pike: 26 inches, 4# 2 oz., Bob Keith, Cochranton, PA Prize $500.00. 

Crappie: 11 3/4 inches, Chuck Hicks, Corry, PA Prize  $150.00.  

Perch: 12 1/16 inches, Tim Egan, Pittsburgh, PA Prize $150.00. 

50/50: $525.00, Neil Lyons, Pittsburgh, PA.