NYS Winter Classic
Fishing Tournament
Professionally organized and directed by anglers, for anglers!
2018 Tournament Event: January 1 - February 28
(Includes all waterways of NY state - ice, open water, stream & rivers, etc.)
This year's event is sponsored by:
Tournament Structure:

Fish any NY State waterway, any time of day from January 1st through February 28th using any legal angling method (open water, ice fishing, stream & river fishing, etc.) for 7 categories of fish.

Only $25/Angler

Lunker Pool = $4,060

2018 Tournament Event News Feed

NY State's Largest Winter Fishing Tournament!!

2018 Winter Classic Awards Ceremony

This week we will be in full blown preparation mode for the Dinner Awards Ceremony! Here is the schedule of events and directions for those making the trip up to the Bonnie Castle Resort:
Address: 31 Holland St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
From 81 North, exit onto Rt. 12 north, take a left onto Church St., then take a right onto 
Walton St., then take a left onto Holland St and stay left to remain 
on Holland St - then follow signs for check-in.

Schedule of Events:
2-4pm: Check-in & Fish Verification
4-5:30pm: Cocktail/Mingling Hour
5:30-8pm: Dinner and Awards Ceremony
8-9:00pm: Raffles and Door Prize Drawings
9-??: After Party

​We look forward to seeing everyone there and celebrating the fantastic ice season!! 

3-2-18: At this time all weigh-ins are considered finalized. Congratulations to all of the Top 5 winners for placing in this year's event, and all Top 25 for making the state leader board! Preparations for the Dinner Awards Ceremony are now underway - March 24th at the Bonnie Castle Resort in Alexandria Bay. The event is open to anyone who wants to attend. There will be additional drawings for prizes at the event, including several shelters/shanties. Registration for the event is required - use the link above. Cost is $44/person and includes the prime rib dinner buffet/tax/gratuity, door prize ticket, and entry into the season end after party. If you would like to stay over, Bonnie Castle is also offering reduced rates for attendees. 

Once again, we would like to thank all of our amazing sponsors for the 2018 event!! If you won one of their items, please take the time to visit their site and thank them! These events would not have the prize payouts without them! Also, a huge thank you to all of our weigh-in locations who are the foundation of this event - it would not be possible without them!! And thank you to all of those who participated in this year's event!!

Planning for the 2018 NYS Summer Classic are now underway - registration will open around April 1st - Stay tuned!