RLTA Big Fish Contest

Rice Lake, Ontario is a prime destination for people who like fishing. Panfish, Walleye, Bluegill, Muskie or Bass, are all in abundance. Each year the Rice Lake Tourist Association (RLTA) resorts continues its long tradition of an annual Big Fish Contest. RLTA member resort guests can take their catch to the management of their resort to see if it qualifies. If so, an entry form is filled out your fish is entered in our contest.

2016 Big Fish Contest Winners

2016 Big Fish Contest winner: CrappieCRAPPIE
Larry Everett: Bellefontaine, OH
w: 14 oz  l: 12.25″  g: 10″
(Sunset Cove Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: SunfishSUNFISH
Kristian Lamanna: Toronto, ON
w: 4.5 oz  l: 7″  g: 8″
(Southview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: BluegillBLUEGILL
Rodney Starcher: Norton, OH
w: 9 oz  l: 9.25″  g: 8.75″
(Sunset Cove Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: CarpCARP
Julian Gissing: Iqaluit, Nunavut
w: 23 lb, 6oz  l: 33″  g: 24″
(Southview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: RockbassROCK BASS
Nicholas Dell’Anno: Woodbridge, ON
w: 10 oz  l: 9.5″  g: 8″
(Southview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: PerchPERCH
Hunter Moore: Tipp City, OH
w: 14 oz  l: 13″  g: 7.5″
(Southview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: CatfishCATFISH
Nicholas Dell’Anno: Woodbridge, ON
w: 1 lb, 3 oz  l: 15″  g: 8″
(Southview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: Largemouth BassLARGEMOUTH BASS
Jake Bowles: Courtice, ON
w: 7 lb, 9 oz  l: 23″
(Sunset Cove Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: Smallmouth BassSMALLMOUTH BASS
Dave Darlington: North Webster, IN
w: 5 lb, 12 oz  l: 22.5″  g: 16″
(Twin Cedars Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: PickerelWALLEYE
Eric Jiao: Ajax, ON
w: 2 lb, 5oz   l: 19.7″  g: 9″
(Ridgeview Cottages)
2016 Big Fish Contest Winner: MuskieMUSKIE
Jake Bowles: Courtice, ON
(Caught and released, unharmed)
(Sunset Cove Cottages)