Fishing contest calendar

All current bass, walleye, trout, tiger muskie, and mixed species contests to be held in Washington State waters.

Please note:

  • Columbia River* - Columbia River below Bonneville Dam. 
  • This list is subject to change.

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Adams

Sprague Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults

Asotin

Snake River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 17, 2021 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members

Benton

Lake Umatilla
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
May 15, 2021 The Bass Federation of Oregon Bass Members
Lake Wallula
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 Fish Donkey Bass
Aug 15, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Sep 26 - 27, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Oct 9 - 10, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Oct 24 - 25, 2020 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Open
Jun 19 - 20, 2021 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open

Chelan

Lake Chelan
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 17 - 18, 2021 Something Catchy Kokanee Open

Cowlitz

Merwin Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 NW Tiger Pac Members
May 8, 2021 Amboy Firefighters Association Kokanee Open
Silver Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Oct 24 - 25, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members

Grant

Banks Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 4, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Nov 7 - 8, 2020 Frostbite Bass Open
Apr 10 - 11, 2021 Frostbite Bass Open
Apr 10, 2021 Northwest Bass Bass Members
May 15 - 16, 2021 Spokane Walleye Club Walleye Open
Jul 17 - 18, 2021 Washington State High School Bass Federation Bass Members
Blue Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 Rim Rock Cove HOA Trout Members
Lake Wanapum
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 18 - 20, 2020 Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce Northern Pikeminnow Open
Moses Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northwest Bassmasters Bass Members
Sep 26 - 27, 2020 Washington State High School Bass Federation Bass Members
Oct 3, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Mar 27 - 28, 2021 Panhandle Bass Anglers Bass Members
Apr 4, 2021 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 24 - 25, 2021 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
May 1 - 2, 2021 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Potholes Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Aug 29 - 30, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Borderline Bassin' Contenders All Legal Species Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 18 - 20, 2020 MarDon Resort All Legal Species Open
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open - Adults
Sep 19, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Berkley Fishing Bass Open
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Central Washington Fish Advisory Committee Walleye Open
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 17 - 18, 2021 Potholes Bass Club Bass Open

Island

Cranberry Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19, 2020 Deception Pass Park Foundation Trout Open

King

Lake Sammamish
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Nov 7 - 14, 2020 Trout Unlimited Yellow Perch Open
Apr 25, 2021 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
May 15 - 16, 2021 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Washington
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Washington State High School Bass Federation Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Sep 27, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 10, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Open
Oct 11, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Mar 27 - 28, 2021 Washington Bass Association Bass Open
Apr 3 - 4, 2021 Washington State High School B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
Wilderness Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 MV-BD Chamber of Commerce Trout Open

Klickitat

Lake Umatilla
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 26, 2020 Kayak Fishing Northwest Bass Members

Lewis

Mayfield Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 NW Tiger Pac Tiger Muskie Members
Riffe Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Evergreen Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
May 1 - 2, 2021 Washington Bass Association Bass Members

Mason

All Legally Open Public Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25 - Sep 30, 2020 Verles Bass, Trout Open
Lake Limerick
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 Lake Limerick Country Club Trout Members
Maggie Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25, 2021 Maggie Lake Trout Open
Mason Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 30, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Spencer Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 Pioneer Kiwanis Club of Mason County Trout Open

Okanogan

Lake Osoyoos
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Palmer Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 29 - 30, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members

Pend Oreille

Boundary Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 1 - 2, 2021 Pend Oreille County Anglers Club Bass Open
Box Canyon Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 29 - 30, 2021 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members

Pierce

American Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22, 2020 Evergreen Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Kapowsin
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Louise
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 12, 2021 Lake Louise Trout Members
Lake Tapps
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 4, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
May 1 - 2, 2021 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Open
Ohop Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 Kayak Fishing Northwest Bass Open
Tanwax Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 19, 2021 Rainbow RV Resort Trout Open

Skamania

Lake Bonneville
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22, 2020 Columbia River Bassmasters Bass Members
Jun 5 - 6, 2021 The Bass Federation of Oregon Bass Members

Snohomish

Lake Goodwin
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Apr 17 - 18, 2021 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Lake Riley
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24, 2021 Normanna Park Trout Members
Lake Stevens
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22, 2020 Washington Tiny Boat Nation Bass Open
May 22, 2021 Lake Stevens Lions Club Bass, Kokanee, Trout, Yellow Perch Open

Spokane

Long Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 5, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Spokane Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 17 - 18, 2020 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 28, 2021 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
Newman Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 29, 2020 Kayak Fishing Northwest Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults
Apr 17 - 18, 2021 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
Silver Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 15, 2021 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
Williams Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 15, 2021 Retired WSP Employees Association Trout Members

Stevens

Columbia River South of the Canadian Border
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 9 - 11, 2021 Northport Chamber of Commerce Trout, Walleye Open
Deer Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 8, 2021 Deer Lake Resort Trout Open
Lake Roosevelt
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19, 2020 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club Trout, Walleye Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 26 - 27, 2020 Casey McKern's Pay It Forward Walleye Open
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 19, 2021 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Jun 26 - 27, 2021 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club Walleye Open

Thurston

Alder Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24 - 25, 2021 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Black Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 15, 2020 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 5 - 6, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 24 - 25, 2021 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Lawrence Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Mar 20, 2021 VFW Post #5580 Trout Open

Walla Walla

Lake Sacajawea
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 17, 2021 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members

Whatcom

Lake Samish
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Members
Lake Whatcom
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 26 - 27, 2020 American Bass Association Members
Oct 17 - 18, 2020 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
Oct 24 - 25, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 24 - 25, 2021 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open