Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament

The Ludington Offshore Classic is an annual Great Lakes sports fishing tournament, boasting the distinction of being the largest freshwater salmon tournament in the U.S. This popular tournament is hosted in the beautiful coastal town of Ludington, which is considered one of — if not the best — port on the Great Lakes for trout and salmon fishing.

2021 Event Dates: July 12-18

Hosted by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce  

Tournament Overview

Ludington Offshore Classic Details

The 2020 tournament was held July 13-19, peak time for Lake Michigan fishing. This is the height of our tourist season in Ludington with over 25,000 visitors taking advantage of miles of pristine beaches, the small-town atmosphere and local business offerings.

Ludington Offshore Classic consistently attracts over 900 participants. Over $100,000 in cash and prizes have been awarded since 2014.

Sponsorship Information

TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

2021 sponsorship information is available.  For immediate assistance, contact the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Event Schedule

Schedule of Events

July 13

6:00 pm           Big Boys Captains’ meeting – held virtually

July 14

Big Boys Tournament Pro/Am

6:00 am             Shotgun start

2:00 pm             Deadline to be inside pier heads

July 15

Big Boys Tournament Pro/Am

6:00 am             Shotgun start

2:00 pm             Deadline to be inside pier heads

4:00 pm             Awards ceremony – on Facebook Live

July 16

Dreamweaver Lures Shoot-Out

6:00 am             Shotgun start for Shoot-Out

2:00 pm             Boats must be inside pier heads

4:00 pm             Awards on Facebook Live

July 17

Youth Classic

6:00 am             Shotgun start for Youth tournament

11 am-1pm        Youth weigh in

Ladies Pro/Am & Big Fish

6:00 am             Shotgun Start for Ladies tournament

2:00 pm             Ladies boats must be inside pier heads

4:00 pm             Awards on Facebook Live

6:00 pm             Offshore Captains’ Meeting – held virtually

July 18

Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am & Big Fish

6:00 am            Shotgun start

1:00 pm            Amateur boats weigh in

2:00 pm            Pro boats must inside pier heads

2:00 pm            Pro boats weigh in

July 19

Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am & Big Fish

6:00 am            Shotgun start

1:00 pm            Amateur boats weigh in

2:00 pm            Pro boats must inside pier heads

2:00 pm            Pro boats weigh in

4:00 pm            Awards on Facebook Live

For further details and registration, visit www.ludingtontournament.com

 

 

 

Past Results

Congrats to our 2020 Offshore Classic winners: Sportsmen II

Congrats to our 2020 Big Boys winners: Hiatus Charters of Ludington

Offshore Classic Pro Results

Offshore Classic Amateur Results

Ladies Pro

Ladies Amateur

Youth Tournament

Ruboy Shootout

Big Boys Tournament 

Participants come from over 120 cities in Michigan as well as from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Florida.
For more information or to register for the event visit, www.LudingtonTournament.com.
To inquire about event sponsorship go to: http://www.ludingtontournament.com/contact-us/contact-us

Event Location : Downtown Ludington Waterfront Park, 391 S William St, Ludington, MI 49431
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