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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.

2017 Event Dates: July 13-16

Hosted by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce and these proud sponsors.

 

Tournament Overview

Ludington Offshore Classic Details

The 2016 tournament was held July 14th through July 17th, 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

2017 sponsorship information will be made available early 2017.  For immediate assistance, contact the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Event Schedule

2017 Event Schedule

Event Schedule will be made available in early 2017 prior to the event.


2016 Past Event Schedule

Thursday, July 14, 2016: Dreamweaver Lures Shoot-Out
6:00 a.m. Shot-gun start
2:00 p.m. Boats must be inside the Ludington pier heads
3:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Waterfront Park Pavilion Awards immediately following weigh-in
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. On-site registration for youth and ladies tournaments in tournament tent
5:30 p.m. West Shore Bank Youth Classic Captains’ Meeting at Pavilion
6:00 p.m. Bus Light Ladies Pro/Am Captains’ Meeting at Pavilion


Friday, July 15, 2016 : West Shore Bank Youth Classic
6:00 a.m. Shotgun start
12:00 p.m. Boats must be inside the Ludington pier heads
11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Pavilion Awards immediately following weigh-in

Bud Light Ladies Pro/Am & Big Fish
6:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
2:00 p.m. Boats must be inside the pier heads
12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Pavilion Awards immediately following weigh-in
3:00 p.m.-7 p.m. On-site registration for Pro/Am and Big Fish in tournament tent
7:00 p.m. Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am Captains’ Meeting at Pavilion


Saturday, July 16, 2016 : Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am
6:00 a.m. Shotgun start
2:00 p.m. Boats must be inside the Ludington pier heads
10 a.m. –3:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Waterfront Park Pavilion
Fish Hawk Big Fish Tournament Held during the Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am Tournament


Sunday, July 17, 2016 : Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am
6:00 a.m. Shotgun start
2:00 p.m. Boats must be inside the Ludington pier heads
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Weigh-in at Waterfront Park Pavilion Awards immediately following weigh-in
Fish Hawk Big Fish Tournament Held during the Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am Tournament

Past Results

2016 Event Details:

42 participants in the Youth Classic on Friday
49 Boats in the Ladies Pro/Am on Friday
74 Boats in the Amateur Division on Saturday & Sunday
39 Boats in the Pro Division on Saturday & Sunday
67 Boats participated in the Ruboy Memorial held on Thursday
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

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

Ludington Offshore Classic Main Event Location

Ludington Offshore Classic Location


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