Fishing Contests
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This information contains all current bass, walleye, trout, tiger muskie, and mixed species contests to be held in Washington State waters . Please note that this list is subject to change.

  • Columbia River* - Columbia River below Bonneville Dam
     

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All fishing contests

Contest Date(s)SponsorSpeciesWho May Qualify
Adams County
Sprague Lake
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
  May 25 - 26th, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
Asotin County
Grande Ronde River
  Feb 15 - Mar 29th, 2019 Boggan's Oasis Hatchery Steelhead Open
Benton County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lake Umatilla
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Lake Wallula
  Feb 23 - Feb 24th, 2019 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Columbia River Walleye Anglers Association Walleye Open
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Washington State B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
  Jun 20 - Jun 23rd, 2019 Wild West Bass Members
  Aug 17th, 2019 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
  Aug 24th, 2019 Northwest Bass Bass Members
  Oct 5 - Oct 6th, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
Chelan County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lake Chelan
  Mar 2 - Mar 3rd, 2019 Northwest Kokanee Junkies Kokanee Open
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Something Catchy Trout Open
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Chelan Bass Club Bass Open
  Jun 2nd, 2019 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 29 - Jun 30th, 2019 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
  Aug 3 - Aug 4th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
  Aug 10th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
Cowlitz County
Silver Lake
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Open
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Open
  May 25th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
  Oct 5 - Oct 6th, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Open
  Oct 12 - Oct 13th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Ferry County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Franklin County
Long Lake
  Jun 15th, 2019 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
Grant County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Banks Lake
  Apr 6 - Apr 7th, 2019 Icebreaker Bass Open
  Apr 20 - Apr 21st, 2019 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Spokane Walleye Club Walleye Open
  May 25 - 27th, 2019 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
  Jun 22 - Jun 23rd, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 13th, 2019 Northwest Bass Bass Members
  Jul 13th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 27 - Jul 28th, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Open
  Aug 3 - Aug 4th, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
  Aug 17 - Aug 18th, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
  Aug 18th, 2019 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 7 - Sep 8th, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Northwest Bass Bass Members
  Oct 5 - Oct 6th, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
  Oct 26 - Oct 27th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
  Nov 2 - Nov 3rd, 2019 Frostbite Bass Open
Moses Lake
  Mar 30 - Mar 31st, 2019 Panhandle Bass Anglers Bass Members
  Mar 30 - Mar 31st, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Northwest Bass/Nixon's Marine Bass Members
  May 17th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
  May 18th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
  May 19th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
  Jun 8th, 2019 Northwest Bass Bass Members
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Moses Lake Walleye Tournament Walleye Open
  Jun 15 - Jun 16th, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 5th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 12 - Oct 13th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Park Lake
  May 11th, 2019 Sun Lakes Park Resort Trout Open
Potholes Reservoir
  Mar 23 - Mar 24th, 2019 Columbia Basin Bass Club Bass Members
  Mar 30 - Mar 31st, 2019 Washington State High School B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
  Apr 6 - Apr 7th, 2019 Northwest Bass Bass Members
  Apr 20 - Apr 21st, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
  Apr 20 - Apr 21st, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Open
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Central Washington Fish Advisory Committee Walleye Open
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  May 18th, 2019 Berkley Fishing Bass Open
  Jun 1st, 2019 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
  Jun 15th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 15 - Jun 16th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Open
  Jun 15 - Jun 16th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 6 - Jul 7th, 2019 Limit Out Marine Bass Open
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 3 - Aug 4th, 2019 Washington State B.A.S.S. Nation Bass Members
  Aug 24 - Aug 25th, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 24 - Aug 25th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
  Aug 24 - Aug 25th, 2019 Washington State Bass Federation Bass Members
  Sep 7 - Sep 8th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Members
  Sep 7 - Sep 8th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
  Sep 13 - Sep 15th, 2019 Mardon Resort All Legal Species Open
  Sep 14th, 2019 Potholes Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Open
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 5th, 2019 Binaytara Foundation Bass Open, Open - Adults
  Oct 12 - Oct 13th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
King County
Lake Sammamish
  Jun 30th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 17th, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 7th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Sawyer
  Apr 27th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Washington
  Mar 30 - Mar 31st, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Open
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
  May 19th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 15th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 15th, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 21 - Sep 22nd, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 29th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 12th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Open
  Oct 13th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
Lake Wilderness
  Apr 27th, 2019 MV-BD Chamber of Commerce Trout Open
Kitsap County
Long Lake
  Apr 27th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Kittitas County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lewis County
Riffe Lake
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
  Jul 28th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 17 - Aug 18th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 21st, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 21st, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 28 - Sep 29th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Lincoln County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Mason County
Lake Trask
  Apr 14th, 2019 Lake Trask Timber Trails Association Trout Members
Mason County Lakes
  Apr 27 - Sep 30th, 2019 Verles Bass, Trout Open
Mason Lake
  May 11th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Okanogan County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Lake Osoyoos
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Pateros
  Jul 20th, 2019 Ray Stanley Memorial Bass Tournament Bass Open
Palmer Lake
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
Pend Oreille County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Boundary Reservoir
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Western Star Bass Open
Box Canyon Reservoir
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Open
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Pierce County
American Lake
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
  May 18th, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 12 - Oct 13th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Kapowsin
  Jun 15th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Tapps
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Puyallup Hawg Hunters Bass Members
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
  Jun 1 - Jun 2nd, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 20th, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 10th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Ohop Lake
  Aug 17th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Tanwax Lake
  Jun 15th, 2019 Rainbow RV Resort Trout Open
Skagit County
Big Lake
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Skamania County
Lake Bonneville
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Snohomish County
Lake Goodwin
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
  Apr 28th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 13th, 2019 Long Lake Bass Club Bass Members
Lake Stevens
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
  Aug 25th, 2019 Castmasters Bass Club Bass Members
Roesiger Lake
  Sep 14 - Sep 15th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Spokane County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Long Lake
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Open
  May 18 - 19th, 2019 Central Washington Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 19 - Oct 20th, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
  Oct 26 - Oct 27th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Open
Newman Lake
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
Stevens County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Columbia River (south of Canadian border)
  Jul 12 - Jul 14th, 2019 Northport Chamber of Commerce Trout, Walleye Open
Lake Roosevelt
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Banks Lake Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 22 - Jun 23rd, 2019 Northend Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 22 - Jun 23rd, 2019 Okanogan Valley Bass Club Bass Members
  Jun 29 - Jun 30th, 2019 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Culb Walleye Open
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Eastern Washington Bass Bass Members
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
  Jul 20 - Jul 21st, 2019 Spokane Bass Club Bass Members
  Aug 17 - Aug 18th, 2019 Western Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 21st, 2019 Lake Roosevelt Walleye Culb Trout, Walleye Members
  Sep 28 - Sep 29th, 2019 Casey McKern's Pay It Forward Walleye Open
Thurston County
Alder Lake
  Apr 20th, 2019 Rainier Bass Club Bass Members
  Sep 14th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Black Lake
  Oct 5th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
Lake Lawrence
  Mar 23rd, 2019 VFW Post #5580 Trout Open
Lake St. Clair
  Jul 20th, 2019 Lakewood Master Bassers Bass Members
  Sep 21 - Sep 22nd, 2019 Mt. St. Helens Bass Masters Bass Members
Long Lake
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Capital City Bass Club Bass Members
Pattison Lake
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Coastal Bassmasters Bass Members
Walla Walla County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open
Whatcom County
Lake Samish
  May 11 - 12th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Members
  Aug 10 - Aug 11th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
Lake Terrell
  Mar 16 - Mar 17th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
  Apr 13 - Apr 14th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
  May 4 - 5th, 2019 Washington State Pond Jumperz Bass Open
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
Lake Whatcom
  Apr 27 - Apr 28th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
  Jun 8 - Jun 9th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
  Jul 13 - Jul 14th, 2019 Washington Bass Association Bass Members
  Aug 3 - Aug 4th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
  Oct 26 - Oct 27th, 2019 Borderline Bassin' Contenders Bass Open
Whitman County
Lake Bryan
  Sep 28 - Sep 29th, 2019 Inland Empire Bass Club Bass Members
Lower Granite Lake
  Apr 27th, 2019 Clearwater Bass Anglers Bass Members
Yakima County
All Legally Open Lakes
  Dec 15th, 2018 - Feb 28th, 2019 Washington Ice Fishing Yellow Perch Open