USA Fishing Derbies & Tournaments Directory
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USA Fishing Contests, Derbies and Tournaments Directory

  • If your looking for an exciting way to have more fun fishing.

  • If you belong to a fishing organization or club, we may have your venues listed.

  • Add a contest, derby or tournament FREE to our data base.

The Backcountry Outdoor News reports the latest hunting & fishing news along with fishing derbies & tournaments

Whether it's bass, walleye, muskie, crappie, catfish, marlin, sailfish, billfish, salmon, shark or trout, this website will list a contest, derby or tournament for whatever species fisherman you are.
Whether an event is for freshwater, saltwater, open water or ice fishing, they are listed in our directory.  The Backcountry Press makes every effort to have the most complete, up-to-date directory of fishing venues.
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Most contests and tournaments are open to the general public but some are closed to club or pro circuit members. Use the links to each contest on the site for more information. The link may also indicate if there is a registration fee to participate.

ANGLERS: We can use your help. Due to the high volume of fishing venues, mistakes can happen. If you find a link that doesent work or is incorrect PLEASE let us know so we can fix. THANKS
Choose from our FEATURED EVENTS or the list of states below

  • April 15 - Nov 30 -- Fisherman's Dream Boat Challenge -- CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, VT, NJ, NY, PA & RI - Ocean offshore -- website    

  • July 4 -- World Cup Blue Marlin Championship -- World Wide 1 Day Only - Ocean offshore -- REGISTER Now -- website



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