The 14th Annual Flacon Lake Winter Fish-Off is coming up on Saturday March 18th, 2017! This spectacular event has a wide range of prizes ranging from $10,000 cash to a Trip for 2 to Las Vegas! Here's all you need to know: 

 

Schedule:

The Fish-Off is scheduled for March 18th from 11:00am - 2:00pm.Tournament held on West Side of Falcon Lake. Signs will be posted off Highway #1 to the Derby Site

 

  • Hot food and drinks served all day by Danny's Whole Hog on the ice!
  • Bait is available for sale at the derby site. All proceedes from bait sales support the St. Amant Foundation
  • Fishing Licenses can be purchased at Falcon Beach Auto Service or Keystone Resort.
  • Anglers allowed to enter derby site at 9:00am.
  • Buy two tickets, fish two holes!
  • Portable shacks permitted. But will not be allowed to be set up until the horn sounds for the start of fishing.
  • All fish will be weighed.
  • All holes pre-drilled by derby officials in approximately 4 to 20 foot depth.
  • All tickets issued along with a pail tag. Place tag on your pail to reserve your hole.
  • Washrooms setup throughout derby site.
  • Please bring a container for your fish to bring them to the weigh station alive.
  • Tent and picnic tables provided for seating area.
  • We remind you to dress for the weather conditions. If it is slushy out, be sure to bring your rubber boots or ice cleats.
  • All prizes will be awarded at the Whiteshell Community Club at 3:00pm.

 

Tickets

Regular tickets $70 (purchased after March 8th)

Second Hole ticket $30

Children's Ticket: $30 (Ages 15 and under)

New for 2017! The Year round Falcon Lake Tagged Fish Contest: $20 or free with purchase of Second Hole Ticket or Kids Ticket

 

Purchase your tickets online here !

 

You may also pick up your tickets with CASH at these locations:

New! Headingley Sport Shop
5160 Portage Ave, HEADINGLEY, MB 1-800-665-9109

Avo Marine 611 Ferry Road, Winnipeg, MB (204) 783-2343

Enns Bros. Lagemodiere
925 Lagimodiere Blvd Winnipeg, MB (204) 233-3667

Pro-Am Tackle
1094 Nairn Ave, Winnipeg, MB (204) 668-3245

The Fishin' Hole
1522 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg MB (204) 586-8021
MANITOBA

Enns Bros. Steinbach
340 HWY 12 N Steinbach, MB (204) 326-1305

Falcon Beach Auto Service
Green Ave, Falcon Beach, MB (204) 349-8322

Keystone Resort
West Hawk Lake, MB (204) 349-2250

Lumber One Building Supplies
1 Willow Drive Falcon Lake, MB (204) 349-2294

MacDonalds Sporting Goods
246 E Saskatchewan, Portage la Prairie (204) 857-3496

Smoke "N" Fish
405 Main St, Selkirk, MB (204) 785-8860

Sportsmans Stop
Hwy 44, Lockport MB (204) 757-2850
ONTARIO

Bobby's Sport Shop, Vermillion Bay
175 Vermilion Bay, Vermilion Bay, ON (807) 227-2695

New! Lake of the Wood Sports HQ
702 Lakeview Dr, Kenora, ON (807) 468-4637

Sunset Baits
ON-17, Kenora, (807) 468-9567

 

Conservation Pricing:

  • Resident senior (Manitoban 65 and over): FREE
  • Resident (Manitobans ages 16-64): $19.20
  • Canadian resident (ages 16 and over): $28.00
  • Non-resident (ages 16 and over): $37.85

 

The Best Prize List EVER!

  1. $10,000 CASH
  2. Canada One Vacation for 2 + $1000 spending money ( Anywhere in the Lower 48 United States Delta Airlines flies) - $3,000.00
  3. Ultimate Ice Fishing Package (humminbird Ice45, Eskimo Evo2, ION Auger, Accessories, Helly Hansen float suit 1000) - $2,500.00
  4. Sharp Aquos 60" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV - $1,900.00
  5. Tool Package Valued at over $1,500.00
  6. Humminbird/MinnKota Package (Humminbird Helix ice 5, MinnKota Endura max 55 trolling motor) - $1,000.00
  7. Eskimo Package the new Quickfish 5i, Accessories) - $850.00
  8. Shimano Ultimate Package (Cumara + Stradic CI4, Cumara + Curado, Power Pro, Gear) - $800.00
  9. Penguin Camp/ Faloma Beach Marina Package (2 Night stay at Penguin resort and a 2 day boat rental of your choice at the Faloma Beach Marina) - $800.00
  10. Eskimo Propane 40cc 8" Power Auger - $580.00
  11. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  12. Eskimo Fatfish 949 - $400.00
  13. Android 4k tv box- $200
  14. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  15. $500 Cash
  16. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  17. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  18. Shimano Musky Package (Compre, Calcutta 400B, Power Pro) - $400.00
  19. Eskimo Mako 8" Power Auger - $470.00
  20. Shield Outfitters guided trip for 2 - $375.00
  21. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  22. Humminbird Ice 45 with soft case - $550.00
  23. Polk Audio Surroundbar 5000 -$600
  24. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  25. $500 Cash
  26. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  27. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  28. Shimano Walleye Package (Crucial, Stradic, Power Pro) - $400.00
  29. Kicker Wireless Speaker- $200.00
  30. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  31. Polk Audio Surroundbar 5000 -$600
  32. Eskimo Fatfish 949 - $400.00
  33. Android 4k tv box- $200
  34. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  35. $500 Cash
  36. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  37. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  38. Shimano Musky Package (Compre, Calcutta 400B, Power Pro) - $400.00
  39. Eskimo Mako 8" Power Auger - $450.00
  40. Shield Outfitters Guided Trip for 2 - $375.00
  41. Trip for 2 to Las Vegas, Airfare and Hotel for 2 nights in Las Vegas, (recipient is responsible for industry taxes and fees)
  42. Humminbird Ice 45 with soft case - $550.00
  43. Crowduck Trip - $240.00
  44. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  45. $500 Cash
  46. Quality Tackle package - $500.00
  47. Kicker Wireless Speaker- $200.00
  48. Shimano Walleye Package (Crucial, Stradic, Power Pro) - $400.00
  49. Faloma Beach Marina Boat rental - $300.00
  50. $1000 Cash

 

Kids Prizes Available too!

Each year we hope to get children more involved in the fishing experience. We'll be handing out prizes and trophies to the kids for any fish they bring in, so make sure to bring the little ones with you!

 

 

Official Rules

  • All Manitoba sport fishing rules apply (barbless hooks).
  • No live bait.
  • Anglers must have a valid Manitoba fishing license or Treaty status ID card.
  • 1 hole per entry (1 line per hole) - maximum 2 holes per angler.
  • Anglers may fish any unoccupied hole.
  • Paid contestants who are fishing, and visitor pass holders will be the only ones allowed to enter the Derby site. Visitor passes are extremely limited and must be
  • pre-approved by tournament director prior to the derby date by calling 1-866-676-FISH.
  • To purchase 2nd hole ticket, the 1st ticket must be present at time of sale.
  • Anglers must have ALL tickets clearly visible upon entry, or you will not be permitted to enter the Derby site.
  • All coolers, pails, portable shacks will be checked before entering Derby site.
  • Portable shacks are permitted however no shack shall be erected until the beginning of the Derby (11:00 am).
  • Only holes drilled in Derby grid and drilled by the Derby committee are eligible to be fished.
  • Bring axe or chip bar to re-open holes as the holes are drilled through the ice the day before the Derby. Holes may freeze overnight.
  • No motorized vehicles within 50 meters of Derby site area other then official's vehicles.
  • Competitors must be a minimum of 18 years of age unless they have a parent or guardian fishing with them.
  • Anglers will be allowed to enter fishing area at 9:00 am and may use depth locators to find depth. No line shall go in the water until the beginning of the Derby (11:00
  • am).
  • Each angler may occupy or reserve only as many holes as that angler has purchased tickets (maximum of 2 per angler).
  • You must be physically present in line to reserve your place.
  • If you have to leave the fishing area for any reason, you must exit and enter through the check-in line.
  • Horn will sound to begin and end the Derby.
  • All walleye in the slot (between 45 cm and 70 cm) must be released immediately and are not to be entered in the Derby.
  • All fish must be weighed-in and released alive (no dead fish).
  • Fish must be brought to the scale in container of water with your pail tag attached. Example: cooler or pail of at least 5 gallon size.
  • Only one prize per entry may be awarded, two tickets - 2 prizes.
  • Absolutely no passing of fish amongst contestants. Incident must be reported immediately for organizer to make his decision regarding disqualification.
  • ID tag must be worn to weigh fish.
  • In case of a tie, fish weighed first will win higher prize.
  • Only the first 120 fish weighed-in are eligible for the hidden weight contest.
  • Hidden weight will be revealed and announced at 2:00pm. The angler who catches the exact hidden weight will be the potential winner.
  • In case of a tie in the hidden weight contest, fish weighed first will be the sole potential winner.
  • No pre-fishing the Derby site for 30 hours before Derby start time.
  • The Tournament Director has the right to delay or shorten the tournament, subject to weather or safety conditions.
  • Should inclement weather or unsafe ice conditions cause Derby cancellation on March 19, 2016, all prizes (excluding hidden weight) will be awarded through a
  • public random draw on March 28, 2016. Time and place will be posted on Derby website or by calling 1-866-676-FISH.
  • Official cancellation notices will be posted on Derby website or by calling 1-866-676-FISH.
  • Contestants do not need to be present to collect prizes, however contestants are responsible for applicable shipping charges.
  • Tickets are transferable and no refunds will be given.
  • Failure to comply with the Derby rules will result in disqualification.
  • Decision of official is final!

 

Contact Information / Social Media

Mailing Address - Winter Fish-Off , Box 128 Falcon Beach Po, Falcon Lake MB R0E 0N0

Email - [email protected]

Contact Ian Young at (204)295-6052

Call Toll Free 1(866)676-FISH

 

Follow them on Instagram @falcon_lake_winter_fish_off

You can like them on Facebook here !

 

Sources: https://www.winterfishoff.com/

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