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Saturday August 9th

Nelson Lakeside Park

Fish from 7am to Noon

Registration starts at 6:00am

Shotgun start at 7:00am

Weigh-in by 12:15pm

Awards and Drawings to follow

  • Largest Carp $100.00
  • 2nd Place Largest Carp $75.00
  • 3rd PlaceLargest Carp $50.00
  • Smallest Carp $25.00 Adult & Youth Division
  • Largest Carp $50.00 Youth Division


2012 Lions Club Lake Minnetonka Crappie Fishing Contest

Do you love fishing? Do you love prizes? This is a must-go-to fishing contest!

What: Minnesota Lake Party is proud to be helping organize a Crappie Contest on Lake Minnetonka with all proceeds going to Orono Lions Club and North Westonka Lions Club.

When: April 21st, 2012 Weigh in will be at 1PM

Where: Maynard’s Restaurant* on Lake Minnetonka

*If coming by car please do not park in Maynard’s lot

Cost: $5 entry fee / $5 raffle tickets for door prizes


>>> Click here for complete information and to purchase tickets online <<

Largest Fish Prizes

  • 1st Place – $150 and a trophy
  • 2nd Place – $100 and a trophy
  • 3rd Place – $50 and a trophy
  • Kids (14 and under) – $25 and a trophy
  • Lions Members – $50 and a trophy

Current Door Prizes

Register Online To Fish By Clicking Buy It Now Below


All online payments will go directly to the North Westonka Lions Paypal account. Online Registration will close at midnight on April 20th. You may also register and purchase raffle tickets with Lions Club members the day of the event at boat ramps around Minnetonka. Though you need not be present to win the raffle, tickets cannot be purchased online. If you can’t make it but would like to purchase raffle tickets please call Roy – (952) 210-6626 or Cort – (763) 458-1460

Official Contest Rules

  • Each contestant is only eligible to win once in the largest fish contest
  • In order to turn in a fish for largest catch you must have registered and payed the $5 registration fee prior to 9am the day of the event
  • Fish must be weighed in by 1 pm on the day of the event at Maynard’s
  • Tickets drawn in the raffle will be removed from play
  • A contestant with multiple tickets in raffle may win multiple times
  • Anyone caught cheating will be automatically disqualified
  • Each fisher must abide by tournament rules and DNR laws
  • Raffle will start at 1:30 pm at Maynard’s in Excelsior
  • Contestants do not need to be present to win the raffle though tickets may not be purchased online
  • Raffle sales and registration proceeds will support local Lions Clubs and their Charities
    • North Westonka Lions
    • Orono Lions
    • Wayzata Lions
    • Minnetonka Lions
    • St Boni Lions