Ice Fishing Tournament

Ice Fishing Tournament Winners
2024 Ice Fishing Results for website

Thank you to the best volunteer team around!

Welcome Minnesota Anglers & prepare your tackle for our month+ long fishing tournament! Save the date for our month long digital ice fishing tournament through the FishDonkey Mobile App, launching January 1st and running through February 4, 2024.


Prizes will be awarded to the top anglers in categories:
  • King of Winter Largest Walleye – length
  • Largest Northern Pike – length
  • Largest Bass – length
  • Largest Crappie – length
  • Largest Sunfish – length
  • Largest Perch – length
  • Grand Slam of Panfish – measured by the total length of 3 fish 1 crappie, 1 sunfish and 1 perch
  • Winter Carnival Super Fan – random winner selected – must have 2024 Winter Carnival button in photo
  • Kids fish – 12 and under category – any fish entered has a chance to win awesome prizes
  • Wildcard – Any other fish including sturgeon, Musky, rough fish – random winner selected.

Categories and leaderboards will update throughout the contest, so check the leaderboards on your phone or on the website to follow the tournament progress.


Eligible fish are limited to all Minnesota public waters to get the whole State of Minnesota participating in the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

FishDonkey App – How to Join

All fish entered in the tournament will be photographed, measured, recorded with the FishDonkey app. Joining our tournament is easy:

  1. Download the FishDonkey Mobile App through the App Store on your mobile phone
  2. Search “Winter Carnival”
  3. Join the tournament and begin submitting your catches!





How to Enter a Fish

About Us

This exciting outdoor event helps support the Saint Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation, a non-profit membership organization and proud producers of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. The Saint Paul Winter Carnival was started in 1886 and is the oldest winter festival in the United States. It relies on sponsors, fundraisers, donations, charitable gaming, and foundation members to support its year-round activities.

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