Bishop’s Fishing Tournament

June 4, 2018 - Big Stone City, SD

June 11, 2018 - Pierre, SD

This year marks the 22nd Annual Bishop's Fishing Tournament at Big Stone Lake and for the first time ever Pierre, SD. Your participation in these fishing tournaments helps support the funding of seminarian education in our diocese. Their education averages $41,550 per seminarian per year, which is why these two fishing tournaments are so important.

Registration

Online registration is now open! If you prefer, you can fill out the .pdf form, found in the top right corner, and mail it in or call (605)-988-3765 to register.

Tournament Information

Big Stone City Tournament Schedule

7:00 am Registration Begins
8:00 am Tournament Begins
2:30 pm Weigh-in
3:30 pm Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul Swain
4:15 pm Social Time
5:00 pm Outdoor prime rib dinner

Entry Fee

$100 per Fisherman
$50 per Student 18 years and younger
$300 - Family Package (up to four persons)
$450 - Knight’s Challenge

Prizes Awarded For

Most Total Weight
Most Total Weight - Knight’s Challenge
Largest any other fish
Largest Walleye–Youth
Largest Walleye–Adult
“Second Chance”

Pierre Tournament Schedule

7:00 am Registration Begins
8:00 am Tournament Begins
2:30 pm Weigh-in
3:30 pm Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul Swain
4:15 pm Social Time
5:00 pm Outdoor prime rib dinner

Entry Fee Includes

Breakfast
Lunch
Outdoor Prime Rib Dinner

Outdoor Prime Rib Dinner Tickets

Outdoor prime rib dinner Tickets may be purchased separately for those not fishing in the tournament.
$30 per person
$90 per family of four

Knight's Challenge

Win the Bishop’s Cup for your Council!
This traveling trophy is awarded to the Team with the Most Total Weight. Teams must include two of the following: Knights of Columbus member, Priest, youth or Honorary Knight. This is a great opportunity to involve parish youth in a fun, diocesan event with our seminarians and diocesan priests.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

2017 Big Stone Lake

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