The annual Hart Winterfest includes fun activities like a broomball tournament, soup walk, ice fishing tournament, and more.
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Manistee County Fishing Tournaments
- 12th-13th – Osborn’s Big Ice Fishing Contest – 8929 Chippewa Hwy. in Bear Lake, sponsors its annual Big Ice Fishing Tournament each year in February.
- 19th-20th – Tight Lines for Troops Charity Fishing Tournament – for Michigan Veterans, sponsored in part by Little River Casino Resort and Manistee County Charter Boats.
- TBA – Manistee Small Boat Big Fish Tournament – 7am-12pm, Insta Launch Campground & Marina, Manistee.
- 23rd-25th – Manistee Tri-Port Pro/Am Fishing Tournament, sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – MCSFA Kid Fish Day, Manmade Lake, sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – MCSFA Ladies Classic Pro/Am, sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – MCSFA Budweiser ProAm Fishing Tournament, sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – Manistee Salmon Splash Pro/Am Fishing Tournament, Ladies and Kids fish on Friday, men on Saturday & Sunday. Sponsored by the Manistee County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
- TBA – Onekama Shake Down Fishing Tournament, Onekama Marine Inc., Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – Manistee Monster Mania, Ladies fish Friday; Monster Main Event is Saturday and Sunday. Weighins and prizes at Manistee Lions Pavilion. Manistee County Sport Fishing Association.
- TBA – Insta Launch & Marina Big Fish Tournament. Prizes, food, & bragging rights.
Manistee County Fishing Information
Stay tuned for information on Fishing Tournaments in the Manistee Area for 2023!
Current Events in West Michigan
Michigan offers weekends during the year where residents and outstate visitors can fish, ORV, or snowmobile without permits.
The communities along Lake Michigan are blessed with talented actors and musicians that entertain us throughout the year.
Ludington has many businesses to help you enjoy crafting and appreciate the finished product. Let them help you create your own masterpiece!
The park remains open year-round for hiking, snowshoeing, activities to give those who love winter something fun to look forward to!
West Michigan is a popular location for various races and runs… including the Lakestride Half Marathon and the Lighthouse Triathlon.
Festivals and Calendar of Events for Ludington, Manistee, Scottville, Pentwater, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, and Baldwin in West Michigan.
West Michigan fishing tournaments give anglers a chance to add a little money to their pocket in addition to the fish in their bucket.
Pentwater’s Winterfest includes many family friendly events including fishing tournaments, cross country skiing, sledding, and ice skating.