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Due to no ice at Conneaut as of January 14, 2016, there will be no 2016 Ice Fishing tourney at Conneaut.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  Nearby Canadohta Lake has ice as of January 14, 2016, and we plan on holding that tournament on February 13, 2016. Please continue to check Canadohta Lake for more details. 

2015 Conneaut Lake Ice Fishing Tourney

February 28, 2015

Thank you all who participated in our annual 2015 Conneaut Lake tournament.  With the temperature dropping to -24 degrees, it didn't stop the 209 true grit ice fisherman. Saturday Temps crept into the teens with sunny bright skys. This year no legal Muskys were caught. (The musky "wins")  The contest was a great success. Visit or call 814-694-FISH(3474)

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

Date: February 28, 2015

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

Food Delivery: 

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

Conneaut Lake, PA
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Date: February 22, 2014

Temperature: 40

Turnout: 150 anglers