We are leaving the online registration open until Thursday January 25th. Sorry no more checks can be accepted this year~ only cash or credit card. We will no longer be mailing out any registration packets(incase they get lost in the mail)~ you’ll have to stop into the Fife Lake Party Store to pick up your packet with wrist band prior to fishing. The registration hours are M,T,W,Th 8am-8pm, Fri & Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 10a-8pm(these are not store hours, only registration hours). Remember Friday 26th at 7am the price goes up to $35 adult & $20 child. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER 6PM ON FRIDAY 1/26/18 no matter how long the line is. Be PREPARED~ Sign up early!
ANGLERS~ Grab your gear and get ready for the Annual Fife Lake Ice Fishing Derby on January 27th 2018 on Fife Lake.
This fishing tournament offers lots of fun for the whole family. Last year we had lots of entrants! First place prize is guaranteed $1000.00, plus offers hourly door prizes too! All participants MUST BE SIGNED UP PRIOR TO 5pm on Friday January 26th 2018. All prizes will be handed out underneath the white tent in the the DNR boat launch (bring your driver’s license if you intend on winning). This Derby is a 3-species tournament with cash prizes in the categories of Perch, Pike & Walleye, and don’t forget the annual Shanty Contest.
The Fife Lake Lodging & Party Store will open again this year at 6 am the day of the derby to offer minnows & other live bait, beer, liquor, pop, breakfast sandwiches, coffee and tons of snacks. The line gets long in the am so stop in the day prior to save yourself some time. Stop in the night before till 10pm to get your goodies early! As in years past… the party store will be offering a snowmobile delivery service on the ice for all of your store needs including whole pizza’s, cigarettes, fresh subs, minnows, beverages, ect, cost is $5 and all items must be paid for inadvance of delivery with a credit card/cash.
Derby Cost is $25 per adult, young anglers cost $10 UNTILL Thursday January 25th. On Friday 1/26/18 all adults will be charged $35 and children $20~register early!
NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER 6PM ON FRIDAY 1/26/18
Absolutely no registration will be accepted on the day of the derby.
To register: Walk into the Fife Lake Lodging & Party store and pay with cash or credit card. ALL CREDIT CARD payment will be subject to a $2 processing fee. NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER 6PM ON FRIDAY 1/26/18
These are some of the rules:
*EVERYONE must be registered prior to 6pm on Friday 1/26/18
*Follow all rules! All coolers/shanty’s ect may be inspected by inspectors at any point in time from 4am to 4pm.
*NO holes are to be drilled before start of tournament at 7am
*All fish must be turned in alive, not even slightly frozen, no previously caught fish will be allowed.
*Every person 17 years & over must fish with a Michigan fishing license and follow all Mi Regulations, if you have any questions contact http://www.michigan.gov/dnr or e-mail DNR-Fisheries@michigan.gov or call Traverse City CSC 2122 South M-37 Traverse City, MI 49685
A list of all rules and regulations will be emailed, handed over or mailed to every contestant