Winners

 2016  The 13th annual Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a huge success, as you can see by the sunburns on our faces the weather was beautiful. Fishing was a little slower than average with a total of 77 pike caught and released during derby hours  As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, the midwestern United States, as well as Canada's frozen North country! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes, and it was great to see so many female anglers winning prizes from the top 50! We were very pleased to raise over $12,000 for the St.Amant foundation through a portion of ticket sales., bait and clothing sales and the on ice 50/50 and chinese auction  Here's a brief recap:  77 fish weighed in this year:   All of them Northern Pike   1st place $10,000 winner was a 6.3 pound pike caught by Frank Banman    2nd place was a 5.38 pound pike caught by Rory Jones  3rd place was a 4.84 pound pike caught by Billy Joe Thorntan  10th place was 2.64 pounds  50th place was 1.36 pounds

2016

The 13th annual Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a huge success, as you can see by the sunburns on our faces the weather was beautiful. Fishing was a little slower than average with a total of 77 pike caught and released during derby hours

As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, the midwestern United States, as well as Canada's frozen North country! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes, and it was great to see so many female anglers winning prizes from the top 50! We were very pleased to raise over $12,000 for the St.Amant foundation through a portion of ticket sales., bait and clothing sales and the on ice 50/50 and chinese auction

Here's a brief recap:

77 fish weighed in this year: 

All of them Northern Pike

1st place $10,000 winner was a 6.3 pound pike caught by Frank Banman

2nd place was a 5.38 pound pike caught by Rory Jones

3rd place was a 4.84 pound pike caught by Billy Joe Thorntan

10th place was 2.64 pounds

50th place was 1.36 pounds

 2015  The 12th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a huge success! With above average seasonal temperatures drawing the big fish into the derby site,  anglers had great fishing opportunities by catching and releasing 119 fish!  Uncut Angling's Aaron Wiebe returned as weighmaster, weighing in a flurry of catches as soon as the day began. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, the midwestern United States, as well as Canada's frozen North country! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 11.70lbs which fell between our 2nd and 3rd place catches. Our 2nd place winner, Rob Malak, had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes, and it was great to see so many female anglers winning prizes from the top 50! We are still calculating St.Amant's total donation, but their 50/50 pot was a whopping $12,465.00 which resulted in a $6,232.50 take home! We also sold out of all our bait, which the proceeds are donated to St.Amant as well!  Here's a brief recap:  119 fish weighed in this year:  102 Northern Pike, 16 Perch, and 1 Walleye   1st place $10,000 winner was a 17.34 pound pike caught by Kyle Fenning   2nd place was a 12.14 pound pike caught by Rob Malak  3rd place was a 10.60 pound pike caught by Braden Malak  10th place was 5.32 pounds  50th place was 1.60 pounds

2015

The 12th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a huge success! With above average seasonal temperatures drawing the big fish into the derby site, anglers had great fishing opportunities by catching and releasing 119 fish! Uncut Angling's Aaron Wiebe returned as weighmaster, weighing in a flurry of catches as soon as the day began. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, the midwestern United States, as well as Canada's frozen North country! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 11.70lbs which fell between our 2nd and 3rd place catches. Our 2nd place winner, Rob Malak, had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes, and it was great to see so many female anglers winning prizes from the top 50! We are still calculating St.Amant's total donation, but their 50/50 pot was a whopping $12,465.00 which resulted in a $6,232.50 take home! We also sold out of all our bait, which the proceeds are donated to St.Amant as well!

Here's a brief recap:

119 fish weighed in this year: 
102 Northern Pike,
16 Perch, and
1 Walleye

1st place $10,000 winner was a 17.34 pound pike caught by Kyle Fenning

2nd place was a 12.14 pound pike caught by Rob Malak

3rd place was a 10.60 pound pike caught by Braden Malak

10th place was 5.32 pounds

50th place was 1.60 pounds

 2014  The 11th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off timed the weather perfectly! Despite the worst winter many of us can remember, anglers had great fishing opportunities by catching and releasing 140 fish!  Uncut Angling's Aaron Wiebe was a busy weighmaster weighing in fish after fish for the entire derby. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, and even an angler from England and another from Australia! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 12.08lbs which was a few pounds heavier than our winning fish. Our $10,000 winner Ron DeCruyenaere had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack and an Eskimo Mako Power Auger! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes including the iPad! Plus we were able to raise and donate $5,824.00 for St.Amant Foundation's Autism Program!  Here's a brief recap:  140 fish weighed in this year:  108 Northern Pike, 31 Perch, and 1 Whitefish   1st place $10,000 winner was a 8.08 pound pike caught by Ron DeCruyenaere   2nd place was a 6.72 pound pike caught by Jon Klassen  3rd place was a 5.70 pound pike caught by Josh Carrathers  10th place was 3.52 pounds  50th place was 1.52 pounds      

2014

The 11th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off timed the weather perfectly! Despite the worst winter many of us can remember,anglers had great fishing opportunities by catching and releasing 140 fish! Uncut Angling's Aaron Wiebe was a busy weighmaster weighing in fish after fish for the entire derby. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada, and even an angler from England and another from Australia! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 12.08lbs which was a few pounds heavier than our winning fish. Our $10,000 winner Ron DeCruyenaere had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack and an Eskimo Mako Power Auger! Once again the young anglers caught some great fish and won some great prizes including the iPad! Plus we were able to raise and donate $5,824.00 for St.Amant Foundation's Autism Program!

Here's a brief recap:

140 fish weighed in this year: 
108 Northern Pike,
31 Perch, and
1 Whitefish

1st place $10,000 winner was a 8.08 pound pike caught by Ron DeCruyenaere

2nd place was a 6.72 pound pike caught by Jon Klassen

3rd place was a 5.70 pound pike caught by Josh Carrathers

10th place was 3.52 pounds

50th place was 1.52 pounds

 

 

 2013  The 10th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a stark contrast to the unbelievable weather of last year! Despite cold front conditions,  anglers came out in huge numbers and caught and released 70 fish! We were on track for 100+ fish but with an hour to go the wind switched direction and the temperature cooled off quickly which made the bite slow down a bit. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada but also had participants from South America and Germany! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 10.05lbs which split the difference between our 2nd and 3rd place catches. Second place winner Matt Smith had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack! Once again the Second Hole ticket paid off for angler Alex Warmut. He caught fish weighing 0.48lbs and 0.36lbs to win 45th ($500 cash) and 50th place ($1000 cash)!  Here's a brief recap:  70 fish weighed in this year:  58 Northern Pike, 11 Perch, and 1 Whitefish   1st place $10,000 winner was a 12.00 pound pike caught by Trevor Iwankow   2nd place was a 10.94 pound pike caught by Matt Smith  3rd place was a 7.80 pound pike caught by Karl Gibson  10th place was 5.10 pounds  50th place was 0.36 pounds

2013

The 10th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a stark contrast to the unbelievable weather of last year! Despite cold front conditions, anglers came out in huge numbers and caught and released 70 fish!We were on track for 100+ fish but with an hour to go the wind switched direction and the temperature cooled off quickly which made the bite slow down a bit. As always we had anglers from all over central Canada but also had participants from South America and Germany! The Hidden Weight was revealed to be 10.05lbs which split the difference between our 2nd and 3rd place catches. Second place winner Matt Smith had the closest weight which won him a Frabill Headquarters ice shack! Once again the Second Hole ticket paid off for angler Alex Warmut. He caught fish weighing 0.48lbs and 0.36lbs to win 45th ($500 cash) and 50th place ($1000 cash)!

Here's a brief recap:

70 fish weighed in this year: 
58 Northern Pike,
11 Perch, and
1 Whitefish

1st place $10,000 winner was a 12.00 pound pike caught by Trevor Iwankow

2nd place was a 10.94 pound pike caught by Matt Smith

3rd place was a 7.80 pound pike caught by Karl Gibson

10th place was 5.10 pounds

50th place was 0.36 pounds

 2010  The 7th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a great success with  166 fish weighed in . A new record! We welcomed contestants from as far as away from Gilliam MB, Thompson MB, Martensville SK, Hearst ONT, Toronto ONT, and even Hay River NWT! Here's a brief recap, by the numbers:  166 Fish weighed in this year. A new record!  50th place was 1.98 won by Derrick Vaughn   1st place $10,000 winner was a 20.02 pound pike caught by Mike Toews   2nd place was a 8.44 pound pike caught by Gord Steiss  3rd place was a 7.24 pound pike caught by Geo Guertin  10th placing was 5.14 pounds

2010

The 7th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was a great success with 166 fish weighed in. A new record! We welcomed contestants from as far as away from Gilliam MB, Thompson MB, Martensville SK, Hearst ONT, Toronto ONT, and even Hay River NWT! Here's a brief recap, by the numbers:

166 Fish weighed in this year. A new record!

50th place was 1.98 won by Derrick Vaughn

1st place $10,000 winner was a 20.02 pound pike caught by Mike Toews

2nd place was a 8.44 pound pike caught by Gord Steiss

3rd place was a 7.24 pound pike caught by Geo Guertin

10th placing was 5.14 pounds

 2012  The 9th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was certainly a once in a lifetime event, with temperatures pushing 24 degrees!  Anglers caught and released a whopping 154 fish! In fact, there were 40 fish weighed-in in the first 12 minutes! As always we had anglers from all over central Canada but had participants from as far away as South Africa! With the wildly warm temperatures, I don't think they got a true taste of Canadian ice fishing, but they had a great time! Danny's Whole Hog also proved to be a huge success, all day anglers were raving about how great the food was!  Here's a brief recap:  154 fish weighed in this year:  118 Northern Pike, 35 Perch, and 1 Whitefish   1st place $10,000 winner was a 13.46 pound pike caught by Evan Grimstrup   2nd place was a 11.08 pound pike caught by Chris Jensen  3rd place was a 10.72 pound pike caught by Frank Gosselin  10th place was 4.18 pounds  50th place was 1.96 pounds

2012

The 9th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was certainly a once in a lifetime event, with temperatures pushing 24 degrees! Anglers caught and released a whopping 154 fish!In fact, there were 40 fish weighed-in in the first 12 minutes! As always we had anglers from all over central Canada but had participants from as far away as South Africa! With the wildly warm temperatures, I don't think they got a true taste of Canadian ice fishing, but they had a great time! Danny's Whole Hog also proved to be a huge success, all day anglers were raving about how great the food was!

Here's a brief recap:

154 fish weighed in this year: 
118 Northern Pike,
35 Perch, and
1 Whitefish

1st place $10,000 winner was a 13.46 pound pike caught by Evan Grimstrup

2nd place was a 11.08 pound pike caught by Chris Jensen

3rd place was a 10.72 pound pike caught by Frank Gosselin

10th place was 4.18 pounds

50th place was 1.96 pounds

 2011  The 8th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was another incredible event with  87 fish weighed in!  Although fewer fish were caught this year, the number of big fish was amazing! This year we welcomed anglers from Regina SK, The Pas MB, Gillam MB, all across ON, and as far away as Coral Harbour NU! The new Second Hole ticket paid off in a big way for Jeff Lauren who picked the hot holes and caught 2 big pike to take home both 2nd and 3rd prize!  Here's a brief recap:  87 fish weighed in this year:  64 Northern Pike, 19 Perch, and 4 Whitefish   1st place $10,000 winner was a 16.52 pound pike caught by Tim Hoover   2nd place was a 15.66 pound pike caught by Jeff Lauren  3rd place was a 10.96 pound pike also caught by Jeff Lauren (Second Hole Ticket)  10th place was 5.20 pounds  50th place was 2.18 pounds

2011

The 8th Annual $10,000 Falcon Lake Winter Fish-Off was another incredible event with 87 fish weighed in! Although fewer fish were caught this year, the number of big fish was amazing! This year we welcomed anglers from Regina SK, The Pas MB, Gillam MB, all across ON, and as far away as Coral Harbour NU! The new Second Hole ticket paid off in a big way for Jeff Lauren who picked the hot holes and caught 2 big pike to take home both 2nd and 3rd prize!

Here's a brief recap:

87 fish weighed in this year: 
64 Northern Pike,
19 Perch, and
4 Whitefish

1st place $10,000 winner was a 16.52 pound pike caught by Tim Hoover

2nd place was a 15.66 pound pike caught by Jeff Lauren

3rd place was a 10.96 pound pike also caught by Jeff Lauren (Second Hole Ticket)

10th place was 5.20 pounds

50th place was 2.18 pounds