David Kelley

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Tournament dates for the 2017 Maine ice fishing season are rolling in!  Get your gear out of storage, find your best fur hat and mark your calendars for the 2017 ice fishing season.  Total cash prizes for the derbies listed below are already over $59,000!

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce

Contact: Larry Scholz
1 Gibbs Ave
Bridgton, ME 04009

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Highland Lake, Bridgton

Weigh-In: Town Beach

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: MDI Lions Club

Contact: Scot Willey
54 Salem Town Woods Road
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
207-244-0012

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

All lakes and ponds on Mount Desert Island

Weigh-In: Somesville Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: N/A

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Twin County Wheelers, Inc.

Contact: Robbie McKay
472 Macwahoc Road
Molunkus, ME 04459
207-765-3383

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:
Molunkus Lake, Molunkus Twp.

Weigh-In: Near the Boat Landing

Total Cash Prize Amount: 50/50

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Albion Lions Club

Contact: Vite Vitale
PO Box 25
Albion, Me 04910
207-437-2445

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Lovejoy Pond, Albion

Weigh-In: West shore of the lake near Marden Shore Road

Total Cash Prize Amount: $800

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Howard Lodge Square & Compass

Contact: Terry White
45 Amasa Place
Stetson, Me 04488
207-296-2929

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Pleasant Lake, Stetson

Weigh-In: Terry White’s Camp 45 Amasa Place

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Standish Boy Scout Troop 875

Contact: Elizabeth Malia
35 Emery Road
Standish, ME 04084
207-523-0821

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Watchic Pond, Standish

Weigh-In: Kiwanis Beach

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,500

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Wilton Fish & Game Association

Contact: Deborah Rowe
14 Ranger Street
Wilton, Me 04294
207-779-7721

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Wilson Pond, Wilton

Weigh-In: Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $ 2,000

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: The Boxberry School

Contact: Noel Lindgren
58 Hatstat Road
Albany Twp., Me 04217
207-583-2381

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Island Pond, Harrison

Weigh-In: 350 Island Pond Road, Harrison

Total Cash Prize Amount: Half of proceeds

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Town of Canton Recreation Department

Contact: Phyllis Ouellette
34 Whitney Brook Lane
Canton ME 04221
207-597-2058

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Anasagunticook Lake, Canton and Hartford

Weigh-In: N/A

Total Cash Prize Amount: N/A

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Roxbury ATV Rider’s Club

Contact: Michael Worthley
PO Box 173
Roxbury, ME 04275
207-545-2715

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Ellis (Roxbury) Pond, Roxbury

Weigh-In: Public Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $950

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Blaine Grass/Lambert Lake Derby

Contact: William Coulter Jr
5 Scribner Road
Northfield, ME 03276
603-568-5260

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Lambert Lake, Lambert Lake Twp.

Weigh-In: Front Camp at Lake

Total Cash Prize Amount: N/A

February 18, 2017 Sponsor: Northern York County Rod & Gun Club

Contact: Louis Polianites
7 Kincaid Lane
West Newfield, ME 04095
207-793-8556

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Adams Pond , Newfield

Weigh-In: At public boat launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $100

February 18 & 19, 2017 Sponsor: General Electric Family Fun Day

Contact: Stephanie Vornle
587 W Auburn Road
Auburn, ME 04210
207-247-1980

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Sabattus Pond, Sabattus

Weigh-In: Parking lot by boat launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $200

February 18 & 19, 2017 Sponsor: Islesboro Sporting Club

Contact: Laura Houle
1263 Meadow Pond Road
Islesboro, ME 04848
207-734-2040

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Meadow Pond, Islesboro

Weigh-In: N/A

Total Cash Prize Amount: N/A

February 18 & 19, 2017
Sponsor: Milo Fire Department

Contact: Leon Brown
32 Knapp Avenue
Milo, ME 04463
207-943-5157

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Schoodic Lake, Lakeview Plt.
Seboeis Lake, T4R9 NWP
Ebeemee Lake, Brownville
Boyd Lake, Orneville Twp.

Weigh-In: Knight’s Landing, Lakeview Village, and Milo Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: $3,675

February 18 & 19, 2017

Sponsor: Hartland Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Marsha Higgins
177 School Road
Charleston, ME 04422
207-659-3094

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Moose Pond, Hartland and St. Albans
Morrill Pond, Hartland
Big Indian Pond, St. Albans

Weigh-In: Hartland Fire Station

Total Cash Prize Amount: $860

February 18 & 19, 2017 Sponsor: Aurora Volunteer Fire Department

Contact: Joe Lacerda
898 Great Pond Road
Aurora, ME 04408
207-991-1888

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Great Pond, Great Pond

Weigh-In: Dow Pines Recreation Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $215

February 18 & 19, 2017 Sponsor: Island Falls Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Brady Hatch 207-441-4023
PO Box 361
Island Falls, ME 04747
207-441-4023

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Mattawamkeag Lake and Pleasant Pond in Island Falls

Weigh-In: Jerry’s Food Store

Total Cash Prize Amount:
$1,200

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: Bucks Mills Rod & Gun Club

Contact: Cathy Ames
46 Ames Road
Orland, ME 04472
207-812-0496

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Silver Lake, Bucksport

Weigh-In: Boat Landing on Silver Lake Road

Total Cash Prize Amount: $225

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: No sponsor

Contact: Peter Roussin
62 Webber Road
East Waterboro, ME 04030
207-247-8867

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Ossipee Lake (little), Waterboro

Weigh-In: Ossipee Lake Narrows

Total Cash Prize Amount:
No prize

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: Knox County Fish & Game Association

Contact: Amber Abbotoni
10 Back River Lane
Friendship, ME 04547
207-975-3057

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Alford Lake, Hope

Weigh-In: Beaver Lodge

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,500

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: F.O.E 4131 Eagles Club

Contact: Lloyd Trip, III
91 Sabbathday Road
New Gloucester, ME 04260
207-272-9535

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Sabbathday Lake, New Gloucester

Weigh-In: Grange Hall, New Gloucester

Total Cash Prize Amount: TBA

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: Lowell Lion Club

Contact: F. Jonathan Bliss
30 Amos Mckeen Road
Lovell, 04051
207-925-1468

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

All lakes and ponds in Oxford County over 100 acres in size

Weigh-In: North Lovell Grange Hall

Total Cash Prize Amount: $450

February 19, 2017
Sponsor: Spectrum Generations

Contact: Angela DeRosby
38 Gold Street
Waterville, ME 04901
207-873-4745

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

All legal waters statewide

Weigh-In: 38 Gold Street, Waterville

Total Cash Prize Amount: TBA

February 19, 2017 Sponsor: Maine Children’s Cancer Program

Contact:

Larry Young
613 Main Street
Springvale, ME 04083
207-324-9778
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Square Pond, Acton and Shapleigh

Weigh-In: West Shore Drive

Total Cash Prize Amount: $4,500

February 19 to 25, 2017 Sponsor: Kezar Falls Fire Department

Contact:

Anthony Townsend
493 Ossipee Trail
Porter, ME 04068
207-625-7478
Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Long Pond, Parsonsfield

Weigh-In: At the boat launch

Total Cash Prize Amount: $600

February 25, 2017 Sponsor: Slab City Neighbors-John McKeen

Contact: Stephen Fox
26 Heald Pond Road
Lovell, ME 04051
207-928-2350

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Heald Pond, Lovell

Weigh-In: In front of Adams Camp

Total Cash Prize Amount: $10

February 25, 2017

Kids 12 and under only.

Sponsor: Jack Traps Youth Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Shawn Norton
151 Ridge Road
Monmouth, ME 04259
207-933-9499

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Cochnewagon Pond, Monmouth

Weigh-In: On the pond

Total Cash Prize Amount:
N/A

February 25, 2017 Sponsor: Benedicta Snow Gang

Contact: Kimberley Joyce
645 Swette Pond Road
Orrington, ME 04774
207-745-0863

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Plunkett Pond, Benedicta Twp.

Weigh-In: Joyce Ice Shack on Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount:
$1,200

February 25, 2017 Sponsor: Harrison Parks and Recreation

Contact: Kayla Laird
20 Front Street
Harrison ME 04040
207-583-6240

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Long Lake, Harrison

Weigh-In: Harrison Boat Launch

Total Cash Prize Amount:
$3,500

February 25, 2017 Sponsor: Anson Fireman’s Association

Contact: Jeremy Manzer
PO Box 112
Anson, ME 04911

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

All legal waters statewide

Weigh-In: Embden Community Center

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,500

February 25, 2017 Sponsor: State Line Snowmobile Club

Contact: Gary Bilodeau
207 E Mason Street
Berlin, ME 03570
603-752-6430

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Umbagog Lake, Upton

Weigh-In: Sargent Cove

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,000

February 25 & 26, 2017 Sponsor: Norway-Paris Fish & Game Association

Contact: Sylvia Bosse
8 Aspen Drive
Norway, ME 04268
207-739-6070

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Local Area Ponds, Norway

Weigh-In: Little Red School

Total Cash Prize Amount: $50

February 25 & 26, 2017 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary

Contact: Ingo Hartig
21 Oakledge Road
Raymond, ME 04071
207-655-7733

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

All legal waters in Cumberland County

Weigh-In: Raymond Beach, Standish Boat Ramp, and Jordan’s Store in Sebago

Total Cash Prize Amount: $10,000

February 25 & 26, 2017


Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary

Contact: Ingo Hartig
21 Oakledge Road
Raymond, ME 04071
207-655-7733

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Sebago Lake in Raymond, Windham, Standish, Naples, Sebago, and Casco.

Weigh-In: Raymond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $10,000

February 25 & 26, 2017 Sponsor: Great Moose Lake Association

Contact: Randy Lary
354 Beans Corner Road
Pittsfield, ME 04967
207-487-7058

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Moose Pond (Great Moose Lake), Big and Little Indian Ponds, Morrill Pond In Hartland and Saint Albans

Weigh-In: Hartland Fire Department

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,000

March 4, 2017 Sponsor: Family & Friends of Timothy M Holland

Contact: Cherri Crockett
1847 Intervale Rd
Bethel, ME 04217
207-357-6469

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Worthley Pond, Peru

Weigh-In: Main beach

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1000

March 4, 2017 Sponsor: T-Pot Memorial Ice Fishing Derby

Contact: Unity Fire Deptartment
Blaine Parsons
PO Box 150
Unity, ME 04988
207-948-5762

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Unity Pond , Unity

Weigh-In: Kanokolus Beach

Total Cash Prize Amount:
$3,000

March 4, 2017 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Rotary

Contact: Ingo Hartig
21 Oakledge Road
Raymond, ME 04071
207-655-7733

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Lower Range Pond, Poland

Weigh-In: Range Pond State Park

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500

Bonus: Free ice fishing trap to the first 500 kids!

March 4, 2017 Sponsor: Cape Cod Hill School

Contact: Darlene Paine
130 Fenderson Hill North
Wilton, ME 04294
207-645-4383

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Crowell Pond, New Sharon

Weigh-In: On Crowell Pond

Total Cash Prize Amount: $250

March 4 & 5, 2017

Landlocked Salmon and Bass are excluded from the Derby.

Sponsor: Fryeburg Recreation Department

Contact: Colin Micklon
219 Christian Hill Road
Lovell, ME 04051
207-925-1075

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Kezar Lake, Lovell

Weigh-In: Kezar Lake Road

Total Cash Prize Amount: TBA

March 4 to March 11, 2017 Sponsor: Moosehead  Lake Vacation & Sport Association

Contact: Brad Scott
4008 Rockwood Road
Rockwood, Me 04478
207-534-2261

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Moosehead Lake, Rockwood and Greenville

Weigh-In: Moosehead Bait & Tackle

Total Cash Prize Amount: $500

March 11, 2017 Sponsor: Trap Corner Ridge Riders ATV Club

Contact: Jason Koskela
190 Koskela Rd
Bryant Pond, ME 04219
207-674-3800

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Bryant Pond and surrounding lakes and ponds, Bryant Pond and Woodstock

Weigh-In: Lake Christopher Wharf

Total Cash Prize Amount: $750

September 9 & 10, 2017 Sponsor: Sebago Lake Anglers’ Association

Contact: Bob Chaplin
35 Pulpit Rock Road
Raymond, ME 04071
207-655-1028

Bodies of Water(s)/Town:

Sebago Lake, Sebago

Weigh-In: Point Sebago Resort

Total Cash Prize Amount: $1,300

This list is updated regularly so check back often to see new tournaments!

Photo courtesy of Alicia Beland

Photo courtesy of Alicia Beland