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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.

2018 Event Dates:

Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament July 19-22 

-Big Boys Tournament: July 23-25-

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

Tournament Overview

Ludington Offshore Classic Details

The 2017 tournament was held July 13th through July 16th, 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

2018 sponsorship information will be made available early 2018.  For immediate assistance, contact the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Event Schedule

2017 Past Event Schedule

Thursday, July 13, 2017

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. Bud Light Ladies Pro/Am Captains’ Meeting at Pavilion

 

Friday, July 14, 2017

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.-7:00 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 15, 2017

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

 

Fish Hawk Big Fish Tournament

Held during the Ludington Offshore Classic Pro/Am Tournament

 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

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

 

Monday, July 17, 2017

5:00p.m. Registration for Big Boys opens

6:15p.m. Big Boys Captains Meeting

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ludington Offshore Classic Big Boys

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

 

Wed, July 19, 2017

Ludington Offshore Classic Big Boys

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


 

Past Results

2017 Event Details: Available Soon

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

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