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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Benton County

Lake Umatilla
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Lake Wallula
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 21, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Bass Open
Sep 28 - 29, 2019 Washington State High School B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
Oct 5 - 6, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
Feb 22 - 23, 2020 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
Aug 8, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Aug 15, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members

Chelan County

Lake Chelan
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 13, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members

Cowlitz County

Merwin Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 28 - 29, 2019 NW Tiger Pac Tiger Muskie Members
Silver Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 5 - 6, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Open
Oct 12 - 13, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Open
May 16 - 17, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Open
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members

Grant County

Banks Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 5, 2019 Oxford House (Chapter 16) Bass, Trout, Walleye Open
Oct 5 - 6, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Nov 2 - 3, 2019 Frostbite Bass Open
Apr 4 - 5, 2020 Frostbite Bass Open
Apr 11, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
May 16 - 17, 2020 Spokane Walleye Club Walleye Open
May 23 - 25, 2020 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 18, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 25 - 26, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Open
Jul 27 - 28, 2020 Brandon Burgess Walleye Open
Aug 1 - 2, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Nov 7 - 8, 2020 Frostbite Bass Open
Moses Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 5, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 12 - 13, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Washington State High School B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
May 2 - 3, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
May 16 - 17, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
May 16, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 5 - 7, 2020 Brandon Burgess Walleye Open
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Oct 3, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Park Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 9, 2020 Sun Lakes Park Resort Trout Open
Potholes Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 12 - 13, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Open
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
May 2 - 3, 2020 Central Washington Fish Advisory Committee Walleye Open
May 2 - 3, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
May 16, 2020 Berkley Fishing Bass Open
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Open
Aug 29 - 30, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open - Adults
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 18 - 20, 2020 MarDon Resort All Legal Species Open
Sep 19, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members

King County

Lake Sammamish
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Nov 9, 2019 Trout Unlimited Northern Pikeminnow, Yellow Perch Open
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Apr 26 - 27, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
May 16 - 17, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Washingont
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Washington
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 21 - 22, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 29, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 12, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Open
Oct 13, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Mar 28 - 29, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Open
Apr 4 - 5, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 4 - 5, 2020 Washington State High School B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
May 2 - 3, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
May 2 - 3, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
May 31, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club 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

Kittitas County

Lake Wanapum
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 13 - 14, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members

Lewis County

Riffe Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 21, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 21, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 28 - 29, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Oct 19 - 20, 2019 Northwest Bassmasters
May 2 - 3, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass
Jul 26 - 27, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 8 - 9, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members

Mason County

Lake Cushman
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Mason County Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 27 - Sep 30, 2019 Verle's Bass, Trout Open
Mason Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 30, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members

Pacific County

Lake Tapps
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 4, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members

Pend Oreille County

Boundary Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 2 - 3, 2020 Pend Oreille County Anglers Club Bass Open
Box Canyon Reservoir
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 16 - 17, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Open
May 30 - 31, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Roosevelt
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 2 - 3, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members

Pierce County

American Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 12 - 13, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Tapps
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 13, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
May 2 - 3, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Open
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members

Snohomish County

Lake Goodwin
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members

Spokane County

Long Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 19 - 20, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Open
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members

Stevens County

Columbia River South of the Canadian Border
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 10 - 12, 2020 Northport Chamber of Commerce Trout, Walleye Open
Lake Roosevelt
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 21, 2019 Trout, Walleye Members
Sep 28 - 29, 2019 Casey McKern's Pay It Forward Walleye Open
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club Walleye Open
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19, 2020 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club Trout, Walleye Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 26 - 27, 2020 Casey McKern's Pay It Forward Walleye Open
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Northwest Bass
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 20, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members

Thurston County

Black Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 5, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Lake St. Clair
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 21 - 22, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Jun 28, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members

Whatcom County

Lake Whatcom
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Oct 24 - 25, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members

Whitman County

Lake Bryan
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 28 - 29, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Nov 2 - 3, 2019 Knights of Columbus Hatchery Steelhead Open
Lower Granite Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Nov 2 - 3, 2019 Knights of Columbus Hatchery Steelhead Open