2022 Shanty Days Fishing Contest

Shanty Days 2022 Fishing Contest Algoma, WIThe Shanty Days Fishing Contest will run August. 11-14, 2022, beginning a day prior to the annual festival.

It’s a Lake Michigan and inland waters fishing contest for youths, men and women, highlighted by trout and salmon in Lake Michigan and panfish, pike and rough fish species caught in the Ahnapee River or from inland waters.

Early (9:30-10:30 a.m.) and late (8:30-9 p.m.) daily weigh-ins are at the city marina. More than $1,000 in cash and prizes awarded.

Tickets cost $5 for youths and $10 for adults and are available beginning August 5, 2022 at these locations in Algoma, WI:

  • Algoma BP 616 4th St.
  • Graf’s Mobil Mart 1025 Lake St.
  • Hooked Up Tackle/Anchor’s Away 533 4th. St.
  • Algoma Hardware & Sporting Goods 513 4th St.
  • Even if you don’t weigh any fish, ticket-buyers who attend the Sunday morning awards ceremony (11 a.m., marina pavilion) share in random-draw prizes.

Follow the Shanty Days Fishing Contest Facebook page for updates.

There are inland and Lake Michigan fishing divisions for youths, men and women, highlighted by five trout and salmon categories in Lake Michigan and panfish, pike and bullheads caught in the Ahnapee River or from area inland waters.

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