Brainerd Jaycees Annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Brainerd Jaycees Annual Event!
$150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza

February 3, 2024
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hole in the Day Bay, Gull Lake

The largest charitable ice fishing contest in North America!
Ticket Info - 800-950-9461

Ice Fishing's largest prize package will be up for grabs as thousands of anglers--the event regularly draws a crowd near or over 10,000 ice-fishing participants--take to the ice for a day of fun with family and friends.

With $150,000 in cash and prizes, this event is a can't miss affair! All proceeds are donated to area charities. Confidence Learning Center is the primary beneficiary.

The event is held at the Hole In The Day Bay on Gull Lake, where 20,000 holes are pre-drilled for contestants. At noon the cannon will go off and the fishing will start. There will be concessions serving Beer, Pop and food.

The 2024 Ice Fishing Extravaganza is on February 3, 2024. There are a variety of ways to get tickets for this event.

Purchase on the Ice
Tickets can be purchased in the ticket tent on Gull Lake starting at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the contest. You may take our complimentary shuttle from Brainerd International Raceway and purchase your ticket at the center of the contest site.

Online Purchase
Tickets can be purchased online at Tickets purchased online will be mailed each week on Friday. Tickets purchased online the week prior to the contest will be available at Will Call located at the center ice of the contest site.

$35 at Fleet Farm (November Promotion Only)
Don’t forget you can buy your tickets for only $35 exclusively at all Fleet Farm locations from November 1-30. This special price is an in-store promotion only. Tickets will be available at all Fleet Farm locations from December 1 to contest day for $50.

Ticket Outlets
Ticket outlets are another convenient way to purchase your contest tickets.

  • 5Rocks Distilling Co. – Brainerd: 25 Washington St. NE
  • Cash Wise Liquor – Brainerd: 513 B St. NE
  • Cash Wise Liquor – Baxter: 4092 Edgewood Dr.
  • Corner Store Depot – Brainerd: 12857 Co. Rd. 18 SW
  • Holiday – Baxter: 15052 Dellwood Dr.
  • Holiday – Baxter: 7472 Excelsior Rd.
  • Holiday – Nisswa: 4917 Co Rd. 77
  • Mid-Town Depot – Brainerd: 321 Washington St.
  • Ridge Top Outdoors – Bemidji: 149 Convenience Ln. SE
  • Roundhouse Brewery – Nisswa: 23836 Smiley Rd.
  • S & W Bait and Tackle – Brainerd: 18900 MN-371
  • Visit Brainerd – Brainerd: 706 Laurel St.
  • Wild Rice Depot – Brainerd: 9360 Wild Rice Rd.
  • Fleet Farm Locations

Contact Info:
Brainerd Jaycees
PO BOX 523
Brainerd MN 56401

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