When is the West Yellowstone Ice Fishing Tournament?
Ice fishing enthusiasts will enjoy a combination of educational seminars and fun-filled competition. This year the tournament will take place January 12th-14th, 2018.
Where is the Ice Fishing Tournament?
While some of the seminars and social events take place within the town of West Yellowstone, a majority of the events and the ice fishing tournament itself are held at Kirkwood Resort and Marina at Hebgen Lake (35 Kirkwood Creek Road).
From West Yellowstone, drive north on Hwy 287 and follow it around the north side of Hebgen Lake. The resort will be on your left, across from the blue convenience store.
How much does the Ice Fishing Tournament cost?
2 person teams may enter the tournament for $200.
What else should I know about the West Yellowstone Ice Fishing Tournament?
The West Yellowstone Ice Fishing Tournament is a North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) sanctioned qualifying event. From January through March, teams may compete in 6 to 8 sanctioned competitions. The winning 75 2-person teams are invited to compete in the circuit championship in December of the same year.
The three day event includes a Friday evening educational seminar, a Kid’s Camp on Saturday, and the actual tournament on Sunday.