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.

Icon of a red fish Read the weekly Ontario Ice Fishing Report for the week of: 2019 Coming Soon.   Icon of a red fish

Want to get your Fishing Tournament or Derby listed on the Ontario Travel North site? Send us your details for consideration to Events and Festivals North of Toronto


Wikwemikong Ice Fishing Derby
Wikwemikong, ON
TBA, 2019


Ice Fishing Derby
Cobden, Muskrat Lake
February tba , 2019
$10,000 in cash and prizes to be won!

Merland Park Annual Ice Fishing Derby
Merland Park, Picton
February tba , 2019

Rotary Club of Chapleau Pike Ice Fishing Derby
February tba , 2019
Registration at Recreation Centre 4-9pm on Friday February 8 Grand Prize $10,000 cash plus many more cash prizes. Tickets 135.00 each Guest dinner tickets 25.00.

Lake of Bays Tournament of Legends
February tba , 2019
Bringing Ice Fishing and it’s enthusiastic, dedicated anglers to the forefront in a professional, family friendly environment. We are dedicated to help build the community and provide an event for pro  – anglers and youth of all ages. Grand Prize of $2,500 for The Big Fish Competition.

Elliott Lake Ice Fishing Derby 
February tba , 2019
Registration Forms are available at Elliot Lake Trading Post and the Welcome Centre.

Barrie Annual Ice Fishing Tournament
Kempenfelt Bay, Southshore Community Centre
February 16, 2019

Annual Alexandria Ice Fishing Derby 
February tba , 2019

WCFGC Fishing Derby (Horseshoe Bay)
Horseshoe Bay, Dunrobin 
February tba , 2019

2nd Annual Harrison ice-derby
February tba , 2019

Crowe Lake Pike Catch ‘n Keep Fishing Derby
February tba , 2019

Island Lake Fishing Derby
Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville
February tba , 2019

ORWL Free Kids Day on ICE
Constance Lake, Kanata
February tba , 2019

OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day
BEL Rotary Park in Ennismore – Just North of Peterborough
February tba , 2019

Beaverton Legion Ice Fishing Derby and Fish Fry Dinner
Lake Simcoe, Beaverton
February tba , 2019

Harbour Harvest
Nepean Sailing Club
February tba , 2019

Manitouwadge Outdoor Enthusiasts Annual Family Fish Derby
Lion’s Beach Manitouwadge
February tba , 2019

Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day
Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, Sudbury
February tba , 2019

Pinehurst Lake Family Ice Fishing Day
Pinehurst Lake Conservation area, Ayr
February tba , 2019

Dryden Winter Festival
Government Dock, Dryden
February tba , 2019

Wellington Street Sportsmens Club Annual Family Ice Fishing Event
Wellington Street Sportsmens Club, Dorchester
February tba , 2019

Ontario’s Family Ice Fishing Weekend
February 16- 18, 2019
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.

Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby
February 17, 2019

Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival
February tba – March tba, 2019
Fish Derby and Free Kids Fish Derby
Otto Lake (Culver Park)
Over $50,000 in prizes are up for grabs including catching a specially tagged fish. 


Wawa Ice Fishing Derby
March 1, 2019
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

Perchin for MS
March tba, 2019
Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Lake Simcoe.