Fishing Tournament

The 2020 Festival has been cancelled due to public health concerns involving the covid 19 virus.
The Fishing Tournament will be held in late summer 2020. Details will be announced soon.


Adults catch the heaviest creel limit of Bass
Kids catch the heaviest one fish (any species) and win cash and prizes!

$25 (cash only) registration fee for everyone.
Tournament hours 7am – 1pm

Pre-registration closed. Registration available Saturday morning starting at 5:30am

 18 and older -Largemouth Bass ONLY
1st place $600
2nd place $400
3rd place $200
4th place $100                                                

17 and younger – Any fish
1st place $100 giftcard
2nd place $75 giftcard
3rd place $50 giftcard
4th place $25 giftcard

A boatload of additional prizes will be awarded. *All fish must be alive at time of weigh-in*
Final registration begins at 5:30am day of event. All participants must have required Kansas fishing permits and boating permits if applicable and adheres to all recognized state and county laws as well as those of Horsethief Reservoir. On-site officers will enforce all Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism fishing and boating regulations. All individuals on boats are required to pay the $25 entry fee
Supporting sponsors include: Bailey’s Body Shop, K. Martin Jeweler, HorseThief Reservoir, Ace Hardware, Shelter Insurance – Jason Putnam, Dodge City Diagnostics, Glazier’s Coors, Vierthaler Kessen Optometry, Farmers Country Market, Shelter Insurance – Michael Mariche, First Dental, Mr. G’s Liquor, Manor of the Plains, Discount Auto Glass, Lewis Automotive Group, Jetmore Food Center, McDonald’s of Dodge City, I Don’t Care Sports Bar and Grill, Water’s True Value, and Rocking M Media.

For more information contact: Jim Groth, 620-225-8080 or [email protected] event participants MUST sign a waiver. Participants under 18 must have waiver signed by parent or legal guardian.

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