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NYS Winter Classic Fishing Tournament
January 1 @ 12:00 am - January 3 @ 11:59 pm MST
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until February 28, 2022
This is a statewide event covering all NY State waterways (ice and open water) from January 1st through February 28th (or 29th during a leap year). It includes 7 species categories (pike, walleye, trout, pickerel, crappie, yellow perch, and panfish). Hosted on the Fish Donkey platform, all fish are entered at the time of the catch via length using the Fish Donkey App. Cash awards are given out to the top placing fish in each species division (amount determined by the number of entrees) plus the largest entered each week! The event concludes with a formal awards ceremony at the Batavia Downs Casino.