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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

Upcoming Events

Date(s)Tournament / DerbyDetails
January 25, 2023Name: Alexandria Bay Fire Department Luck of the Draw 25th Ice Fishing Derby

Sponsor: Alexandria Bay Fire Department

– Adults: $15
– Children 12 & Under: $10
Venmo registration with your name and phone number to Alexandria Bay-Fire Department
Stop buy the fire station
*Must be present to win all prizes*
– Raffle: Otter XT Pro X-Over Ice Fishing Shanty (1 ticket for $50 or 5 tickets for $20)
[Tickets available at TI BAIT]

– $2,500 top prize by Glenn Sweet

– Lifetime License by Thousand Islands Painting
– 2 Half Day Fishing w/ Guide (2 Adult & 2 Kids) by Aziel Snyder & Dave Cortright

– Open boundaries
– Northern Pike 26″ Min.
– No frozen or questionable fish
– Fish MUST be entered by 5pm
January 27, 2024Name: Black Lake Ice Fishing Derby

Sponsor: Black Lake Fish and Game Association

Sold online at or Club House (Evening Before), Chapmans Sport Shop, Black Lake Marine
– Adults: $16
– Kids: $11

– All Pike must be legal length
– Catch and release only
– Black Lake only
Prizes: TBD

Roll-A-Way Bay
– $500 Biggest Pike Adult
– $250 Biggest Pike Kids
– $150 Biggest Panfish Adult
– $100 Biggest Panfish Kids
– 100 Biggest Walleye

Black Lake Marine
– $500 Biggest Pike Adult
– $250 Biggest Pike Kids
– $150 Biggest Panfish Adult
– $100 Biggest Panfish Kids
– 100 Biggest Walleye

MuskyPlyer Bonus
– Kids: Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License
– Adults: 3 Man Fishing Trip with EYEZ ON EM Charters
February 3, 2024Name: Ice Fishing Extravaganza with Tom Hughes

Sponsor: Indian River Lakes Conservancy

About: Perfect or any fisherman, novice or seasoned angler looking for a new adventure. NY State Hall-of-Famer, Tom Hughes, will share his expertise, instruction, equipment, and stories.

Location: Red Lake Boat Launch, Davis Rd, Theresa, NY 13691

Time: 10AM-2PM

Registration: Pre-Registration is required
February 3, 2024Name: Cape Vincent Fishing Derby

– Adults: $10
– Big Kids [11-17 yrs old] (Perch): $5
– 50/50 & Raffles

Northern Pike Awards
– 1st Place: $500
– 2nd Place: $300
– 3rd Place: $200

Perch (Big Kids) Age 11 & Up
– 1st Place: $250
– 2nd Place: $100
– 3rd Place: $50

Perch (Small Kids) Age 10 & Under
– Enter the perch you catch for a luck of the draw!
February 10, 2024Name: Annual Open Boundary Luck of the Draw Northern Pike Ice Fishing Derby

Sponsor: Chippewa Bay Fish and Game Club

Registration: Friday, February 10, Noon – ?
– Adults: $15
– Kids: $10

– Minimum Pike is 24″
Prizes: TBD

– 1st: $1,000

– 1st: $500
– 2nd: $250 (Felder’s Roofing)
– 3rd: $250 (Mercer Contracting)

Catch and Release Division (Chippewa Bay ONLY)
– $200 HR+ $400 (7 AM – 3 PM)
February 10, 2024Name: Annual Ice Fishing Derby

Sponsor: Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department
Friday 9th @ 5PM @ Sandy Pond Sportsman Club or and day leading up to the event at Sandy Creek Bait and Tackle or in the bar.

Adults: $15
Youth: $3
February 10-11, 2024Name: 37th Annual Luck of the Draw Theresa Fire Department Ice Fishing Derby

Location: Thousand Island Bait Store
– Adults: $10
– Children: $5
Prizes: TBD
– Adult 1st Place: $1,200 (Sponsored by Caskinette Ford)
– Children 1st Place: $300

– Pike only
– Open boundaries
– Must be present to win
February 24, 2024Name: 3rd Annual Ty Fuller Ice Fishing Derby

Location: Pleasant Lake

About: Come out and ice fish in memory of Ty! Proceeds will go to stocking the lake and donated to Indian River Lakes Conservancy.
Entry: $20

1st: $500
2nd: $200
3rd: $100

– Prizes for fish of the hour from 6AM to NOON
– Youth prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd
– Announcing winners and drawings @ 2:30 in front of the woods family camp
– 50/50 Raffle: $1 per ticket or $10 for an arms length
– Raffle Prizes: $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets
TBDName: Three Mile Bay Fire Department 45th Annual Lyme Ice Fishing Derby

Location: Thousand Island Bait Store
Cost: $12

– Fish must be 26″
– Fish must be in by 5:00 PM Saturday and 4:00 PM Sunday
– 1st Place: $1,500 Cash (AES)
– 2nd Place: $1,000 Cash (TMB Fire & Auxiliary)
– 3rd Place: $750 Cash (AES & TMB Auxiliary)
– Top 10 Places: Case of Beer
– Snow Dog Raffle: $10 (Donated by Bourquin Farm Equipment)
TBDName: Harrisville Volunteer Fire Dept. 22nd & 3rd Annual Ice Fishing Derby In Loving Memory of Chris Gamble

Time: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Registration: Harrisville Fire Hall
– Entry Fee: $35 per Adult; $5 per Child Under 12 (Perch Only)
– $35 entry fee will enter you into prize drawings of 450 Polaris 4-wheeler from Gamble Distributors and Harrisville Fire Dept., $1,000 Cash, and More!

Contact: (315) 543 – 2833
– Friday night from 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM or 4:00 AM Saturday

$10 for Trout Entry:
– Must be in Pike Entry Division Pays Top 3 Trout of the Day

Huge Prizes!!
– Weigh-in station and prizes given at Sand Bay, North Shore
– Total Payout: $6,400 ash (Based on 1,000 entries)
– Prizes every hour: 1st Place: $500; 2nd Place: $200; 3rd Place: $100
– Giant 50/50 raffle
– Power ice augers, ice shanties, and much more
TBDName: Evans Mills Fire Department Ice Fishing Derby

Location: Perch Lake
TBDName: New York – The Bass Federation at St. Lawrence River Dick Garlock Team OpenLocation: Cape Vincent, NY
TBDName: Redwood Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fishing Derby

Location: Thousand Island Bait Store
– Adults: $10
– Children: $5
– Adult Grand Prize: $1,000 (Redwood FD)
– Child Grand Prize: Lifetime NY Fishing License (KahrsCo Electric Construction LLC)
TBDName: Clayton Fishing Derby