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.

2018 Big Fish Contest Winners

MUSKIE
Duane Smith: Saegertown, PA 
w: 30 lb  l: 40″ 
(Twin Cedars Cottages)

LARGEMOUTH BASS
Nicholas Tomasin: Stoney Creek, ON
w: 5 lb, 6oz  l: 20.5″  g: 15.5
(Tower Manor Lodge)

WALLEYE
Michael Giamati: Akron, OH
w: 2lb 15oz  l: 19.7″  g: 7.75″
(Lang’s Resort)

PERCH
Roger Jarell: Delaware, OH
w: 16oz  l: 13″  g: 8.75″
(Southview Cottages)

CRAPPIE
Nicholas Keim: Ohio
w: 1lb 9oz  l: 14″
(Alpine Resort)

SMALLMOUTH BASS
Mitch Hutton: North Carolina
w: 5lb 1oz  l: 21″  g: 14″
(Alpine Resort)

CATFISH
Emily Reinink: Guelph, ON 
w: 14oz  l: 13″  g: 9″
(Southview Cottages)

BLUEGILL
Richard Apel: Ontario 
w: 8.5oz  l: 9″
(Alpine Resort)

ROCKBASS
Mike Guster: Orville, OH
w: 14oz  l: 11″  g: 6″
(Southview Cottages)

SUNFISH
Lucas Schmackers: Selina, OH
w: 7oz  l: 8″
(Southview Cottages)

PIKE
Jake Bowles: Courtice, ON
w: 7lb 1oz  l: 31″ 
(Sunset Cove Resort)