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: 2018 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
February 10, 2018


Ice Fishing Derby
Cobden, Muskrat Lake
February 3 , 2018
$10,000 in cash and prizes to be won!

Merland Park Annual Ice Fishing Derby
Merland Park, Picton
February 9-11, 2018

Rotary Club of Chapleau Pike Ice Fishing Derby
February 10, 2018
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 18-19, 2018
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 5-9, 2018
Registration Forms are available at Elliot Lake Trading Post and the Welcome Centre.

Barrie Annual Ice Fishing Tournament
Kempenfelt Bay, Southshore Community Centre
February 17, 2018

Annual Alexandria Ice Fishing Derby 
February 17, 2018

WCFGC Fishing Derby (Horseshoe Bay)
Horseshoe Bay, Dunrobin 
February 17, 2018

2nd Annual Harrison ice-derby
February 18, 2018

Crowe Lake Pike Catch ‘n Keep Fishing Derby
February 17, 2018

Island Lake Fishing Derby
Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville
February 17-19, 2018

ORWL Free Kids Day on ICE
Constance Lake, Kanata
February 17, 2018

OFAH Family Ice Fishing Day
BEL Rotary Park in Ennismore – Just North of Peterborough
February 17, 2018

Beaverton Legion Ice Fishing Derby and Fish Fry Dinner
Lake Simcoe, Beaverton
February 17, 2018

Harbour Harvest
Nepean Sailing Club
February 18, 2018

Manitouwadge Outdoor Enthusiasts Annual Family Fish Derby
Lion’s Beach Manitouwadge
February 18, 2018

Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day
Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, Sudbury
February 18, 2018

Pinehurst Lake Family Ice Fishing Day
Pinehurst Lake Conservation area, Ayr
February 19, 2018

Dryden Winter Festival
Government Dock, Dryden
February 19, 2018

Wellington Street Sportsmens Club Annual Family Ice Fishing Event
Wellington Street Sportsmens Club, Dorchester
February 19, 2018

Ontario’s Family Ice Fishing Weekend
February 17- 19, 2018
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 18, 2018

Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival
February 15 – March 4, 2018
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 2 – 4, 2018
$100,000 in prizes!, Limited to 1,300 participants. There are prizes for the top ten Lake Trout and Whitefish Caught. Registration and random Prizes drawn during the weekend. Entry included ticket for Live Band on Saturday Dance.

Perchin for MS
March 3, 2018
Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Lake Simcoe.