View of tents and snowmobiles at 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest
3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest

3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest

35th Annual Event: January 27-29, 2023

Join Destination Granby for the annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest, the longest-running ice fishing tournament West of the Mississippi. Ice fish on beautiful Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, and Grand Lake in Colorado. Enter for one, two, or all three days of the contest and vie for tens of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Destination Granby, a nonprofit organization that supports the Granby community.

Registration for the 35th Annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest will open in October 2022.

Sponsorship provides the necessary funding to make our events possible, and with your help, we can carry on years of tradition and start new ones. Download our sponsorship packet to learn how you can support local community events.

Friday Daily Giveaway Winners

Clam Jason Mitchell Meat Stick Combo 36” Medium Actuon Fishing Pole
Winner: Jason Candelaire

Clam Voltage Combo 34” Medium action fishing pole
Winner: Edward Hernandez

$25 Gift Certificate Big Horn Bagels
Winner: Christopher Keller

Granby Bait N Tackle $50 Gift Card
Winner: Ben West

Vexilar Promo Pack
Winner: Kelly Bates

Vexilar Promo Pack
Winner: Justin Forney

Clam Auger Conversion Kit Combo
Winner: Jordan Gramsch

$25 Debbie’s Diner Gift Card
Winner: Rob Morrow

$50 Elevation Pizza Gift Card
Winner: Matt Gregory

Vexilar Promo Pack
Winner: Diana Leschinsky

3 Lakes Yeti Cup and Buff
Winner: Landon Jackson

Clam Jason Mitchell Meat Stick Combo 36” medium action fishing pole
Winner: Ryan Sell

Vexilar Prize Package
Winner : Talix Lewis

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen8 Combo 30” med fishing pole
Winner: Joseph Martinez

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen8 Combo 28” Med Light fishing pole
Winner: Lena Harms

Pops Pizza Gift Card $50
Winner: Jeanette Garcia

3 Lakes Yeti Cup & Buff
Winner: Lucas Belanger

Saturday Daily Giveaway Winners

$50 Pops Pizza Gift Card
Winner: Daniel Ryan

$25 Big Horn Bagel Gift Card
Winner: Janet Joesting

$50 Granby Bait and Tackle Gift Card
Winner: Elizabeth Brown

3 Lakes Yeti Cup & Buff
Winner: Vicki Johnson

3 Lakes Yeti Cup & Buff
Winner: Frankie Lopez

Vexilar Promo Pack
Winner: Lorielle Darnley

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen8 Combo 30” Med Action pole
Winner: Michael Roschak

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen 8 Combo 28” Med Light Action pole
Winner: Doug Harlow

Clam Jason Mitchell Meat Stick Combo 36” Med Action pole
Winner: Owen Eichhorn

Clam Voltage Combo 34” Med Action pole
Winner: Amanda Kassel

Clam Auger Conversion Kit
Winner: Sawyer Ellis

$25 Debbie Diner Gift Card
Winner: Chris Supprenant

Saturday Raffle Winners

Snowmobile: John Burns

Package #2: Kate Morrison

Package #3: Joel Blair

Package #4: Tyler White

Package #5: Thomas Brueggeman

Package #6: Ray Baca

Package #7: James Stephenson

Package #8: Ian Kincaid

Sunday Daily Giveaway Winners

Vexilar Fish Scout 800 IR
Winner: john Payne

Clam Gear Bag
Winner: Chance Harms

3 Lakes Yet Cup & Buff
Winners: Kolby Shannon & James Wiley

Vexilar Promo Pack
Winners: Mark DeLong & Hunter Tonkin

Skimmer
Winner: Sal Pinelli

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen8 Combo 30” Med Action pole
Winner: Jacob Romero

Clam Jason Mitchell Gen8 Combo 28” Med Light Action pole
Winner: Kent Andrew’s

Clam Jason Mitchell Meat Stick Combo 36” Med Action pole
Winner: Kristine Mauch

Clam Voltage Combo 34” Med Action pole
Winner: Ellie Lambert

Clam Auger Conversion Kit Combo
Winner: Harold Archuleta

Mr. Heater
Winner: Chris Wardenburg

Metal Ice Fishing Wall Art
Winner: Meghan O’Brien

Skimmer
Winner: Aaron Faurot

Clam Voltage Combo 34” Med Action pole
Winner: Travis Etler

Clam Chair:
Winner: Scott Stevens

Fishing 4 Fashion earrings- eyes of the ocean
Winner: Vicki Johnson

Final Leaderboards - Full Results!

Friday Results

Saturday Results

Sunday Results

2022 Entry Fee Pricing

  1 Day 2 Days All 3 Days
Early Bird $35 $45

$55

Nov. 1 - 30 $45 $55 $65
Dec. 1 - Jan. 25 $65 $75 $85
Walk Up (if available) $75 $85 $95

 

Registration

Due to the Special Event Permit with the Forest Service we do have a limited number of registrations available. We recommend that you register early as we did max out last year. 

Cancel before Thursday, January 20 for a full refund. Call (970) 887-2311, email info@destinationgranby.com or send us a Facebook message to cancel. We will be sad you can't make it, but we understand! We cannot issue a refund if you cancel after Thursday, January 20, however we would encourage you to still inform us as a courtesy.

Online registration is closed. In person registration will be available at Granby Bait N Tackle until the contest sells out. Please bring exact cash. 

kick off party

Kick Off Party!

Let's celebrate the 34th Annual 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest Kickoff Party on Thursday, January 27th from 6:30-9:30pm at the River Run Ballroom in Granby! Sugar Ridge Band from Evergreen, CO will be performing live! Tickets are $35 and include two drinks, dinner, music and the chance to win giveaway prizes! Tickets are limited, so purchase them today! Must be 21and over to enter.

Ticket sales are closed at this time. If reopened, we will announce it on the Facebook page

Tournament Details

  • The contest begins at 6:40 am each day.
  • The Weigh Station is at Stillwater Campground, 8590 US-34, Granby, CO 80446.
    • Weigh Station hours:
      • Friday & Saturday from 9 am-4 pm
      • Sunday from 9 am-2 pm.
  • **You can check-in and pick up your Welcome Bag and commemorative event hat at the Weigh Station any time it is open.
  • Leaderboards, Daily Giveaway winners, and Raffle Drawing winners will be posted on our:
    • Facebook page - www.facebook.com/3lakesicefishing
      • Website - https://www.destinationgranby.com/events/3-lakes-ice-fishing-contest/

Contest Winnings

  • Leaderboards will be updated throughout the day.
  • To be eligible for the Contest Winnings, you must be IN LINE at the Weigh Station by 4 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 2 pm on Sunday.
  • Winners will be announced on Friday & Saturday at 5 pm and on Sunday at 3 pm on the Facebook page and website.
  • A small awards ceremony will be held at River Run RV Resort ONLY for those on the leaderboard and their close friends and families.
    • Friday & Saturday at 6pm
    • Sunday at 4pm
  • If you do not pick up your Contest Winnings during the times listed above, a check will be mailed to the address provided on your registration form.

Daily Giveaways

  • This year's giveaways will take place through virtual drawings on our Facebook page.
  • You have received a “prize ticket” for each day you have registered for the contest, which enters you into the virtual Daily Giveaway drawings. We aren't issuing physical tickets, but be assured that if you registered, you are entered into the drawings!
  • Winners will be announced between 9 am-1 pm each day on our Facebook page and website. We will also call all winners.
  • To claim a Daily Giveaway, you MUST pick up your prize before the Weigh Station closes that day or the prize will be forfeited.

Raffle Drawings

  • Every registrant has been entered into a separate drawing for several large Raffle Drawings. This includes the Grand Prize of a 2022 snowmobile.
  • Winners will be announced on Saturday at 2 pm on the Facebook page and website.
  • If you win a Raffle Drawing, you must pick up your prize at the River Run RV Resort Event Center.
    • Saturday between 6-7 pm
    • Sunday between 4-5 pm
  • Raffle Drawings will not be mailed. In the event that you win and you do not pick up your prize during the times listed above, we will call you to arrange a pick up time. It is your responsibility to pick up the prize at the Destination Granby Office (516 E Agate Ave, Granby, CO 80446) by April 1, 2022.
  • Participants are entered into each drawing only once. Additional tickets are not available for purchase.

Rules and Regulations

Area Map

2022 Daily Cash Prizes

  Mackinaw: Must be under 19" Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Grand Slam - catch 1 of each: Mackinaw under 19", Rainbow, Brown + Kokanee

1st

$600 $600 $600 $750

2nd

$300 $300 $300 $350

3rd

$150 $150 $150 $175

4th

$125 $125 $125 $150

5th

$100 $100 $100 $100

6th

$75 $75 $75 $75

7th

$50 $50 $50 $50
         

Total:

$1,400 $1,400 $1,400 $1,650

Trophies - Handmade in Granby, CO!

3 Lakes Trophy

Youth Medals

3 Lakes Youth Medal

Lodging Partners

Book a room with our title sponsor River Run Resort. Event rates available and now offering late checkout on Sunday for tournament attendees. Call to reserve: (888) 303-7027. 

Cabins

Bearclaw Cabin (2 Bedrooms with full kitchen): $155 per night, includes late check out on Sunday, two night minimum
Foxtail Cabin (King studio with Queen sleeping loft, pull out sofa): $145 per night, includes late check out on Sunday, two night minimum
Arrowhead Cabin (King studio with pull out sofa): $135 per night, includes late check out on Sunday, two night minimum

RV sites

$75 per night, two night minimum

Villas

Lookout Lodge (2 BR, split floorplan; perfect for sharing): $275 per night, two night minimum
Mountain Hideaway (2 BR traditional floor plan): $275 per night, two night minimum
Alpine Retreat (3 BR traditional floor plan): $300 per night, two night minimum

River Run RV Resort logo

Interested in volunteering?

If you are interested in volunteering for the 3 Lakes Ice Fishing Contest, please send an email to Sarah.

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

River Run RV Resort logo

Gold

Country Ace new logo
Town of Granby
Scheels

Silver

Climax
Harms and sons
Trash Company
Clam
Fishing with Bernie

Bronze

Romero
R & J Liquors
Vexilar
Middle Park Health logo
Penley
Granby Bait n Tackle
Budget Tackle
Bighorn Bagels logo
Mountain Parks Electric

Other Sponsors

Cougar Baits

Fishin4Fashion

Tagged Fish Sponsors

FR Bar

Fitch Ranch & Meats

Debbie's Drive-In

Mavericks

Granby Garage

Kickoff Party Sponsor

The Roofing Company