American Fishing Contests is the largest online directory of fishing contests, derby’s, fisheree’s, jamborees, tournaments and challenges. It is a single source for you to find a fishing event in America.


      2 days 8 hours ago

      13 year old catches a 9.45lb walleye to win the prestigious Brainerd Jaycee Ice Fishing Extravaganza. Read and see more at See More

      5 days 7 hours ago

      Ice fishing contest opportunities scheduled in 23 states this weekend INCLUDING Nevada and New Mexico. That's right NV and NM. Shown here are over 20 See More

      1 week 1 hour ago

      Here are a few unusual January mid week ice fishing tournaments along with a more common mid week open water event. Find them or add See More

      1 week 2 days ago

      Calling all ice fishing anglers. A new nationwide, online ice fishing tournament begins today and ends February 20th. Weekly prizes for biggest fish of each See More

      1 week 5 days ago

      Some big game fish offshore fishing tournaments this weekend and ice fishing contests are going strong in the north. Here are a few of them. See More

      1 week 6 days ago

      Two new state record burbot. One is an almost 42 inch long monster caught in ND. The other is a 11.4 pounder that beats the See More

      2 weeks 1 day ago

      Over 120, 2023 ice fishing contests spread across 12 states just added. Dates are from Jan. 21st and into March. Still plenty of opportunity for See More

      2 weeks 4 days ago

      While its still only mid-January and most fishing contests being held now are for ice fishing, there are some open water trails and clubs and See More

      2 weeks 6 days ago

      New record state fish recently verified. Two New State Record Fish for Florida State Record Size 900-Pound Bluefin Tuna Caught Off North Carolina See More

      3 weeks 2 days ago

      Over 115 Michigan ice fishing contests scheduled in 2023 (both on-site and online) including those shown here. Find them all on

      3 weeks 5 days ago

      The first full weekend in January is the unofficial start of ice fishing tournament season. This weekend there are over 20 states where one can See More

      4 weeks 6 hours ago

      Sixty more Wisconsin ice fishing contests just updated with their 2023 dates including the 13 shown here. Find them all and those in another 20 See More

      1 month 12 hours ago

      Wisconsin leads all other states for the highest number of ice fishing contests held each year. This is not just a one time or recent See More

      1 month 3 days ago

      Over 120 Iowa and Minnesota ice fishing contests slated so far for 2023. Here are just a few of them. Find or add your favorite See More

      1 month 6 days ago

      Northeast states (MA, ME, NY, NH and VT) 2023 ice fishing events starting soon. Find or add your favorite at Here are a few See More

      1 month 1 week ago

      Western states (CO, MT, ND, NM, NV, SD, UT and WY) 2023 ice fishing events will be starting soon. Here are a few of them. See More

      1 month 1 week ago

      Today is the the Winter Solstice. It’s the astronomical moment when the Sun reaches the Tropic of Capricorn and when we have our shortest day See More

      1 month 2 weeks ago

      Year in review. In 2022 there were over 2,800 organizations that offered over 35,000 competitive fishing opportunities in America. Find out more at on See More

      1 month 2 weeks ago

      North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) National Championship scheduled for this coming weekend beginning December 16th in Minnesota. See More

      1 month 3 weeks ago

      Here are just a few of the December fishing tournaments that will be held this weekend. Find them all on