Our Tournaments & Events

We are proud to host some of the largest and most successful fishing events in the rocky mountain region. That includes the largest ice fishing tournament series west of the Mississippi, ICE ADDICTION. A unique and exciting event for the whole family. $25,00 in cash and prizes awarded per event. Whether this is your first time on the ice or you are a seasoned angler, THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU!

We also host open water tournaments May-August.  Check out our events below.


Ice Addiction Tournament

Ice Addiction is the largest ice fishing tournament series West of the Mississippi. We give away over $25,000 in cash and prizes at each event. This is a family friendly event where anyone can bring home the top place. We change our locations each year so subscribe to our alerts and be the first to know when we announce the 2025 season details! 


Catch Rate

The CATCH RATE tournament series is an 8 event series held on select WEDNESDAY evenings from 4pm–8pm, May 15–August 21. The event is an affordable $20 per angler/per species to enter. We hold the tournament series at Chatfield Reservoir, keeping the event centrally located for anglers in the Denver Metro area.

At each event there are individual categories for Trout, Walleye, Carp and Bass. There will be cash payouts each event for each category paying 1 to 5 spots deep depending on how many anglers register. There is an Eagle Claw Prize Pack and a $100 Bass Pro/Cabela's gift card for 1st place each week for each category in addition to the cash payouts!

All anglers receive points each week for each division they enter. Anglers receive additional points for placing. Champions are announced at the August 21 event award ceremony.

There are also 4 opportunities to BEAT NATE for a $250 bonus! 



Ice School


Hosted at Chatfield or Cherry Creek

$225 per angler

January 14th - January 21st - February 11th

Ice School includes a 3 1/2-hour educational experience via a video link that you will have access to prior to your day on the ice. Once you are registered you will have access to this video link for 30 days. 

On the specific day of your on-ice portion of the school, you will join Nate Zelinsky and a small group of anglers at the reservoir from 2pm-3pm for a Q&A session. Then you will move on to the ice for the fishing portion from 3pm-6:30pm. All fishing equipment will be provided for the on-ice portion of this school including Vexilar’s, Rods/Reels, Tackle, Augers, Bait, etc. Students will be responsible for valid fishing licenses and appropriate clothing.

Each student will receive a rod/reel combo, tackle tray with Clam spoon, Eagle Claw gear, Bass Pro Gear, JR's Tackle Rattle Spoon, and a Ford Hat!


Corporate Events


Looking for a unique experience, corporate event, or just to unwind with your staff? We serve open water boat trips for groups of 1-20, and ice fishing events for groups of 25-300 people. These events create a memory your team will never forget! Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us for a personalized quote!

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