Every February, ice fishermen from around the Midwest gather on Lake Winnebago for the largest ice fishing tournament in the country, Battle on Bago. The annual ice fishing tournament features more than $275,000 worth of prizes, and with the structure of how you can win a prize, everyone has a chance to go home a winner.
Battle on Bago is not just for people who like fishing. Join the party in the heated tent at Miller’s Bay for great food and drinks, live music and amazing raffle prizes each night.
Upcoming Event Info: The 2024 Battle on Bago takes place February 16-17. Battle on Bago is a family-friendly event so bring all the kids and introduce them to the fun sport of ice fishing. Learn more about the top 5 reasons why you should attend Battle on Bago here!
Battle on Bago
The summer Otter Street - Battle on Bago CRR Walleye Tournament will be here before we know it! June 17th and 18th, 2023 - a Father's Day weekend tradition!
- The Walleye Tournament has evolved over the course of many decades, and is now a thriving joint tournament between the Otter Street Fishing Club and Battle on Bago
- In 2014, it was the largest in the nation in number of boats attended, and the 2020 event earned a Guinness Book of World Records
- 375 teams competing for $135,000 in cash and prizes
- $400 per team (comprised of two anglers)