Ice Fishing Tournaments & Derbies

With thousands of lakes in Ontario, there are opportunities for year round fishing. Check out the Ontario Ice Fishing Getaways or for the remainder of the year including spring, fall and summer fishing getaways.

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Ontario’s Family Ice Fishing Weekend
February 15-17, 2020
Ontario Family Fishing (OFFW) events make it easy to try fishing in Ontario waters for the first time (or the first time in a long time). Twice a year, the government of Ontario designates several days during which Canadian residents can fish license-free in any water body where fishing is allowed.

Manitoulin Ice Showdown
Wikwemikong, ON
February 22-23, 2020

Ice Fishing Derby
Cobden, Muskrat Lake
February 1 , 2020
$10,000 in cash and prizes to be won!

Merland Park Annual Ice Fishing Derby
Merland Park, Picton
February tba, 2020

Rotary Club of Chapleau Pike Ice Fishing Derby
February 8 , 2020

Lake of Bays Tournament of Legends
February tba , 2020

Elliott Lake Ice Fishing Derby 
February 15, 2020

Barrie Annual Ice Fishing Tournament
Kempenfelt Bay, Southshore Community Centre
February 15, 2020

Annual Alexandria Ice Fishing Derby 
February 15, 2020

WCFGC Fishing Derby (Horseshoe Bay)
Horseshoe Bay, Dunrobin 
February tba , 2020

2nd Annual Harrison ice-derby
February tba , 2020

Crowe Lake Pike Catch ‘n Keep Fishing Derby
February tba , 2020

Island Lake Fishing Derby
Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville
February 7-17 , 2020

ORWL Free Kids Day on ICE
Constance Lake, Kanata
February tba , 2020

OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day
BEL Rotary Park in Ennismore – Just North of Peterborough
February 15 , 2020

Beaverton Legion Ice Fishing Derby and Fish Fry Dinner
Lake Simcoe, Beaverton
February 15 , 2020

Petrie Island Ice-Fishermen’s Association
Petrie Island Orleans, Ontario
February 15 , 2020

Harbour Harvest
Nepean Sailing Club
February 16, 2020

Manitouwadge Outdoor Enthusiasts Annual Family Fish Derby
Lion’s Beach Manitouwadge
February tba , 2020

Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day
Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, Sudbury
February tba , 2020

Pinehurst Lake Family Ice Fishing Day
Pinehurst Lake Conservation area, Ayr
February tba , 2020

Dryden Winter Festival & Family Fishing Derby
Government Dock, Dryden
February 17, 2020

Wellington Street Sportsmens Club Annual Family Ice Fishing Event
Wellington Street Sportsmens Club, Dorchester
February tba , 2020

Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby
February 16, 2020

Kirkland Lake Fish Derby
February 22, 2020
Fish Derby and Free Kids Fish Derby

Perchin for MS
February 29, 2020
Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Lake Simcoe.


Wawa Ice Fishing Derby
March 1, 2020
Six (6) prizes offered for top 6 fish by weight on each of 3 Derby lakes (Wawa Lake, Hawk Lake, Manitowik Lake). Random prize draws during Derby weekend, Early Bird Registration draw on the Friday of the Derby, Registration draw ($30,000) on Saturday. For further information, please visit the Derby website