Spring Fishing Tournament

Join Fairmont Lakes Foundation (FLF)
for the annual
“Chain of Lakes Open”
Spring Fishing Tournament
Fairmont, Minnesota
May 2023

Basic Information from 2022:

Tournament Date:  May, 2023
Tournament Headquarters: Gomsrud Park
Tournament Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tournament Director: Jim Miller 507-236-3442, FLCL
Entry Fee: $60.00 per two-person team before May 29th, $70 per team thereafter
Number of Teams: 1st 50 paid entries
Registration cutoff:  May 2023 at 8:00 a.m. or when 50 paid entries have been received
Boat check-in: 6:00 a.m.
Ease off start: 7:00 a.m. (in the order that PAID entries are received.)
Divisions: Walleye, Panfish, Yellow Bass (catch and release)
Prizes Walleye by Weight:  1st $500,  2nd $300,  3rd $150   (limit of 6, 15” minimum) 
Prizes Panfish (crappie, bluegill, perch) by Weight:  1st $500,  2nd $300,  3rd $150  (limit of 30 combined)
Prizes Yellow Bass by Weight: 1st Place only in Yellow Bass $100 (No limit)
Weigh in: All fish are registered by boat team and must be brought to weigh-in alive
Winner Verification:  Winners may be required to pass a polygraph test

All participants under age 16 will receive a new rod & reel package

Click here for detailed rules

We would greatly appreciate your sponsorship and affiliation with this tournament. We will give you recognition online and at the event and promote your business in FLF’s newsletter. 

Sponsorship link…

Thank you sponsors of the previous Spring Tournament, May 2019. Please support our sponsors!

TOW Distributing ~ Minn Kota ~ Channel Inn ~ Fairmont Area Chamber ~ Fairmont Economic Development Authority ~ Hoek Outdoors ~ First Farmers & Merchants Bank ~ Martin County Star ~ Sommer Outdoors ~ Culligan Water Conditioning ~ Northland Auto & Marine ~ Fairmont Roofing ~ River Brothers Outfitters

Spring Fishing 2019: