Carp Fishing Tournament

2nd Annual Water Carnival Carp Fishing Contest


Cast a line in the Crow River and see what you catch! If it’s a big old carp, you could be the winner of the Water Carnival Carp Fishing Contest.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS SUGGESTED! Registration fee is $20 for adults and $10 for 15 and under. Download the Registration form here to mail in or fill out the form below. Checks payable to Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival


  • Check in will begin at 7:30 AM June 15th at Masonic West Park “Next to the Wildlife Sanctuary”.
  • Pre-registration is suggested, no registration after 8:00 AM.
  • Fishing hours are from 8:00 AM to Noon.
  • Fishing boundaries begin at Walden Ave Bridge and extend to Airport Bridge.
  • All contestants must start at Masonic West Park “Next to the Wildlife Sanctuary” by Water Carnival Officials.
  • If using a boat, officials will be checking prior to contest.
  • Each contestant will be allowed up to 3 fish to weigh-in. Weigh-ins will take place no later than 12:05 PM. Contestants will be disqualified if past this time.
  • Must follow Minnesota regulations for licenses, life jackets, boat handling, boat cleaning.
  • All weighing and decisions on winners will be handled by Water Carnival Officials.
  • In case of a tie, place money will be divided equally.
  • Water Carnival is not responsible for accidents or stolen items.
  • Contestants are responsible for their actions and must understand the rules.
  • Water Carnival Officials will be patrolling.
  • Contest fee is non-refundable.
  • In the event of bad weather, Water Carnival Officials will decide whether to cancel, extend, or delay the contest.
  • No snagging or bow fishing. All fishing must be utilized with a rod and reel.

There will be payouts to the top three – largest by weight – for the adult division as well as the 15 and under division.

Questions? Call Adam Schiller at 320-444-5224.


Carp Fishing Tournament

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    If Registering online, Registration fee of $20 for adults and $10 for 15 and under is due at checkin of tournament. (Checks payable to Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival)
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