January 1

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Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Tournament

Date: Friday, January 1 2021 to Sunday, February 7 2021

Save the date for our month+ long digital ice fishing tournament through the FishDonkey Mobile App, launching January 1st and running through the end of carnival, Feb. 7th, 2021.

Location: Virtual Event

Virtual Event , Saint Paul, Minnesota

Prizes will be awarded to the top anglers in categories:

  • King of Winter Largest Walleye – length Largest
  • Northern Pike – length Largest Bass – length Largest
  • Crappie – length Largest Sunfish – length Largest
  • Perch – length
  • Grand Slam of Panfish – measured by the total length of 3 fish 1 crappie, 1 sunfish and 1 perch
  • Winter Carnival Super Fan – random chosen winner – must have 2021
  • Winter Carnival button in photo
  • Kids fish – 12 and under category – any fish entered has a chance to win awesome prizes
  • Wildcard – Any other fish including sturgeon, Musky, rough fish – length

Categories and leaderboards will update throughout the contest, so check the leaderboards on your phone or on the website to follow the tournament progress.

Waters: Eligible fish are limited to all Minnesota public waters to get the whole State of Minnesota participating in Winter Carnival.

FishDonkey – How to Join:

All fish entered in the tournament will be photographed, measured, recorded with the FishDonkey app. Joining our tournament is easy: Download the FishDonkey Mobile App through the App Store on your mobile phone Search “Winter Carnival” Join the Tournament and begin submitting your catches!

How to Enter a Fish: go to



Admission: $10

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Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Tournament

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