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2021 Holes 4 Heroes Ice Fishing Tournaments

January 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - January 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm MST


The 2021 Holes 4 Heroes Ice Fishing Tournament will take on 2 versions this year…

Virtual Tournament starts January 1, 2021 at 12:00am, Closing February, 6th2021 at 4:00PM.

THE VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT will take place from Jan. 1st 12:00 PM until Feb 6that 4:00 PM.

Open to Midwest lakes only- (MN, ND, SD, IA, WI).  Check our website for reporting information for each State.

1stPrize ($500+ value) for Random LENGTH for each species: Northern, Walleye, Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Perch.

2ndPrize ($300+ value) for Largest fish LENGTH within each species listed.

(First Fish documented in the Fish Donkey App in the case of ties.)


LIVE Tournaments take place On February 6th from 1:00pm-4:00pm on 10+ Sponsored MN Area Lakes.

We are honoring military members, their immediate family members and special invited groups who will attend in-person final day of event. There is a traveling trophy up for grabs to the sponsor of the lake which has the total lake group effort for longest inches within each of these species – Northern, Walleye, Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Perch.   

Also, prize will be given to Day-of individual with the longest fish. 

(Both VIRTUAL and LIVE Lake events will close on Feb 6that 4:00PM.)

NOTE: Attendees can choose to do both Virtual and live sponsored lake events and be considered for both prize pools, but must pay and register with Fish Donkey to be considered for Random Length Prize and 2ndPrize for each species.  FISH for Day-of event would be registered with the command center… Time, Name of Fisherman/woman, Lake they are fishing on, Length and Species. 

How FishDonkey Works

Fishermen: JOIN the tournament by downloading the FishDonkey App

JOIN the Holes 4 Heroes Tournament in your state.

The mobile app is used to RECORD and VERIFY all fish.

Fish can be immediately released back to their natural environment.


The tournaments are open to the general public as well as Veterans and their immediate family members,

1st Responders and Police, Nonprofit Groups and Special Groups.

See our website at    https://fishingforlife.org   for more information about all tournaments and for registration and prize information.

Your registration helps provide free fishing opportunities for families who have served our country!

Paid participants may purchase and fish out of up to two holes per person.

Military personnel and their immediate families can register at NO CHARGE for their FIRST HOLE.

Military participants may purchase a second hole at any time for $5.


January 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm MST
January 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm MST
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All Lakes in Iowa
IA United States
View Venue Website


- Northern, Walleye, Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Perch. Multi-Species
Vehicles allowed
No vehicles
Handicap Accessible
Individual or Team Event
Tickets go on Sale
now - see website

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