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~ February 13th & 14th, 2015 ~

This contest is an annual event to benefit

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Newaygo County.

It is held on Michigan's DNR "Free Fishing Weekend’

(No Fishing License Required) in February of each year.

In 2014 this amazing event raised over $16,000 for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Newaygo County:  This year, we will raise even more money, have more fun, and give away even more prizes at the

9th Annual Dam to Dam Ice Fishing Contest!

The contest is brought to you by Leinenkugel's Beer, WLAV Classic Rock and many more fine sponsors. 

For just $5.00 per person adult you can register for the fishing contest, have a ton of fun, win some great prizes and help out an outstanding local cause! 

Please visit our registration locations page for more details about the contest and check back often for updates on the events we will be continuing to add to this exciting weekend.

NEWS FLASH!!!!!  Kids registration is FREE this year (with paying adult)! 

Gather your family, call your friends and get out and enjoy our beautiful winter wonderland.

The fun-filled weekend sports events such as:

Fishing Contest - with great prizes

"Dam She’s Hot" Contest

Huge Raffle - Win your own Shanty or even a Big Screen TV!

Ice Golf - sponsored by Croton Bay Trading Post and Zuchowski's Seawalls and Poured Walls

Area Food Specials, Hot Coffee, Cocoa and Hot Dogs

Live Music in the evenings at the American Legion and The Driftwood

Special Children's Prizes:

All kids registered (registratioin is FREE for children as long as registered with paying adult) in Children Catagory of the fishing contest will be eligible to win an opportunity to win one of 100 ice fishing pole and reels donated by Nestle USA (Gerber Baby Food).

Primitive Camping at Croton Township Campground for just $30 for the weekend! Must have reservations: 231.652.4301 or email to 

For information on additional accommodations in Newaygo, River Country Chamber at

All Proceeds Go Directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Newaygo County! Website brought to you by Wisner Rents Canoes, Newaygo, MI
Muskegon River Tubing and fishing