Grand Portage Fishing Tournament 

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Event Information

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino

70 Casino Drive
Grand Portage, MN 55605



Fri, Sept 15 - Sun, Sept 17, 2023

$5,800 in Cash Prizes to the Winners!

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino will host a Fishing Tournament on the beautiful waters of Grand Portage and Lake Superior. The tournament will take place Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. Participants will fish for Lake Trout and Salmon (King and Coho) to qualify. Fishing will take place on Grand Portage waters in Lake Superior.

$5,800 in cash prizes will be awarded ($2,500 per class): 1st Prize: $1,000, 2nd Prize: $600 and 3rd Prize: $500 (combined 3 day weight) with a daily big fish winner of $300 for Trout and $300 for Salmon each day.

Boaters can put in at the Grand Portage Marina, which is adjacent to the Lodge & Casino. Participants will register and pay their entry fee at the Grand Portage Marina prior to starting in the tournament. Participants must follow Grand Portage Tribal regulations.

Entry fee is $100 per boat. All boats must adhere to Grand Portage boating guidelines. Launch and parking fees are not included. A Grand Portage fishing license is required, which is available at the Marina for $10 per day for non-locals. The Tournament Director (Grand Portage Trustlands) will oversee nightly and final weigh-ins, which will take place in the Grand Portage Lodge and Casino parking lot. Friday and Saturday weigh-ins will be at 6:00 p.m. Final weigh-in will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Winners will be announced and cash prizes awarded shortly after the final weigh-in.

Participants will be able to enjoy a free dance on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. in the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino Event Center. Live rock music will be performed by “Rock-A-Billy Revue, a fun and talented Minnesota band. A free souvenir “koozie” will be given to each tournament participant.

Participants must register on site at the Grand Portage Marina and pay for entry fees and/or fishing licenses prior to starting the tournament.

Please download the Official 2023 Grand Portage Lodge and Casino Fishing Tournament Entry Form linked here.

Fill out the Entry Form and turn it in at the Grand Portage Marina before event participation.

Tournament rules and a map of the locations are on the back (page 2) of the form.

To book a Lodge room during the event, call (800) 543-1384 or (218) 475-2401.

To book a RV site, call (218) 475-2476 (all lodging is based upon availability).


The dates for this event have passed. No future dates are available at this time.
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