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 County

Sprague Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 8 - 9, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 22, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults

Benton County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
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
Feb 22 - 23, 2020 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
May 16 - 17, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
Aug 8, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Aug 15 - 16, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Aug 15, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northwest Bass Bass Members
Sep 25 - 27, 2020 Wild West Bass Trail Bass Members
Oct 9 - 10, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members

Chelan County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lake Chelan
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 13, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 14, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members

Cowlitz County

Silver Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Capital City Bass Club Bass Open
May 2 - 3, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
May 2 - 3, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Open
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

Ferry County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open

Grant County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Banks Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
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 13 - 14, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Jul 18, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 25, 2020 Brandon Burgess Walleye Open
Jul 25 - 26, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Open
Aug 1 - 2, 2020 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
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
Moses Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Mar 28 - 29, 2020 Panhandle Bass Anglers Bass Members
Apr 5, 2020 Central Washington 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 2, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults
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
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Potholes Bass Club Bass Open
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
May 2 - 3, 2020 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
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 American Bass Association - Washington Bass Members
Jun 27 - 28, 2020 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
Jul 25 - 26, 2020 Washington State High School Bass Federation Bass Members
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Open
Aug 29 - 30, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Northend 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 10 - 11, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members

King County

Lake Sammamish
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
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 Washington
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 14, 2019 WAFISH Bass Open
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 4 - 5, 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 31, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 20, 2020 Rainier Bass Club Bass Open
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
Snoqualmie River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2020 Three Rivers Marine and Tackle Hatchery Steelhead Open

Kittitas County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
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
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
Oct 10 - 11, 2020 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members

Lincoln County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 15, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open

Mason County

All Legally Open Public Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25 - Sep 30, 2020 Verles Bass, Trout Open
Lake Cushman
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Mason Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 18, 2020 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 30, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members

Okanogan County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lake Osoyoos
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 9 - 10, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Open
May 30 - 31, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Open
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Okanogan River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 18 - 19, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Palmer Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Aug 29 - 30, 2020 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Open
Sidley Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jan 18, 2020 Oroville Chamber of Commerce Trout Open
Spectacle Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Aug 1 - 2, 2020 Okanogan Valley 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
May 16, 2020 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
May 23 - 24, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Kapowsin
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 3 - 4, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Tapps
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 Puyallup Hawg Hunters 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
Tanwax Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 20, 2020 Rainbow RV Resort Trout Open

Skagit County

Big Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
May 16 - 17, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open

Snohomish County

Lake Goodwin
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25, 2020, 12am - Apr 26, 2020, 12am Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Lake Stevens
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Skykomish River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2020 Three Rivers Marine and Tackle Hatchery Steelhead Open
Snohomish River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2020 Three Rivers Marine and Tackle Hatchery Steelhead Open
Wallace River
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Dec 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2020 Three Rivers Marine and Tackle Hatchery Steelhead Open

Spokane County

Long Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Sep 5, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults
Newman Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Oct 3, 2020 Yak-Bassin' Pacific Northwest Bass Open - Adults

Stevens County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
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
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Jun 20 - 21, 2020 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 20, 2020 Northwest Bass 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 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

Thurston County

Alder Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 18, 2020 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
Jun 13 - 14, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Black Lake
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
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
Lake St. Clair
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 28, 2020 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Jul 11 - 12, 2020 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Offut Lake Resort
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Apr 24 - 26, 2020 Offut Lake Resort Trout Members

Walla Walla County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open

Whatcom County

Lake Samish
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Members
Lake Terrell
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Mar 21, 2020, 12am - Mar 22, 2020, 12am Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Jun 13 - 14, 2020 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Lake Whatcom
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Jun 6 - 7, 2020 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Oct 24 - 25, 2020 Western Bass Club Bass Members

Yakima County

All Legally Open Lakes
Contest start/end Sponsor Species Who May Qualify
Feb 29, 2020 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open