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Tournaments & Derbies

Each year, the St. Lawrence River and neighboring bodies of water are home to numerous tournaments and ice fishing derbies. In hopes of promoting successful turnouts, we have compiled a list of upcoming events. If you would like to see your tournament added to the list of events, please email us at contactus@tibait.com and be sure to include enough information to meet the criteria outlined in example format below.

Upcoming Events

Date(s)Name/Sponsor/Contact InformationDetails
January 8 & 9, 2022Name: Example Ice Derby

Sponsor: Thousand Island Bait Store

Registration: Thousand Island Bait Store

Contact: John Doe
(315) 123-4567
Bodies of Water(s): Any Legal Waters

Weigh-in: 42980 NYS RT 12, Alexandria
Bay, NY 13607

Prizes: $1,000

Notes: 5AM – 5PM; Can fish from boat or shore; Pike must be minimum 26 inches
May 21, 2022Name: Annual Spring Fishing Derby

Sponsor: Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce

Registration: (Adults: $25.00; Free perch division for 15 & under)
– Thousand Island Bait Store
– Chamount Hardware
– Snug Harbor Bar Restaurant Marina & Hideaway
– Cape Vincent Liquor Store
Weigh-in: At the Village Green, 357 Broadway St. Hours are 9AM until 4PM and prizes will be awarded at 5PM. (Must be present to win.)

Prizes:
– Cash Prizes to 1st, 2nd, 3rd for largest Walleye or Northern Pike
– Door prize drawings for registered anglers

More Info:
Phone: (315) 654-2481
Email: capvincentchamber@gmail.com
June 18, 2022Name: ABA Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour

Sponsor: Bass Pro Shops

Contact: Greg Johnson
(734) 502-0768
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Location: Morristown, NY
June 18, 2022Name: Before the Trax Bait Shop Annual Bass Fishing Tournament

Sponsor: Before the Trax Bait Shop

Registration: Before the Trax Bait Shop – 1381B Cty Rt 12, Gouverneur, NY 13624 (Adults: $15.00; 14 & Under: $10.00)
Bodies of Water(s): Open Boundary

Weigh-in: Begins @ 5PM

Prizes:
– Lunker Pool ($10.00): Biggest Bass wins
– Luck of the Draw: any entrant the registers a legal fish will be entered
– Food and raffles

Notes: All DEC laws and regulations apply
June 19, 2022Name: ABA Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour

Sponsor: Bass Pro Shops

Contact: Greg Johnson
(734) 502-0768
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Location: Chaumont, NY
June 22 – 24, 2022
Name: 2022 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional at St. Lawrence River at St. Lawrence River

Sponsor: B.A.S.S.
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in: Waddington, NY
July 9, 2022Name: 2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League at St. Lawrence River

Sponsor: Phoenix
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in: Massena Intake Boat Launch
1415 State Highway 131
Massena, NY 13662
Day 1 : 2:00 PM ET
July 14 – 17, 2022Name: 2022 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River

Sponsor: Guaranteed Rate
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in: Antique Boat Museum
750 Mary St
Clayton, NY 13624
July 23, 2022Name: ABA Bass Pro Shops Open Series

Sponsor: Bass Pro Shops

Contact: Jeff Randall
(256) 777-6152
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in: French Creek Marina
250 Wahl St
Clayton, NY 13624
August 16 – 21, 2022Name: 2022 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at St. Lawrence River

Sponsor: Tackle Warehouse
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in:  Massena Intake Boat Launch
1415 State Hwy 131
Massena, NY 13662
Day 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 : 3:00 PM , Day 6 : 4:00 PM
September 22 – 24, 2022Name: 2022 Toyota Series at St. Lawrence River

Sponsor: Toyota
Bodies of Water(s): St. Lawrence River

Weigh-in: Massena Intake Boat Launch
1415 State Hwy 131
Massena, NY 13662
Day 1 & 2 & 3 : 3:00 PM ET