Bishop's Charity Fishing Tournament

June 3 & 10, 2019

Big Stone City & Pierre, SD

This year marks the 23rd Annual Bishop’s Fishing Tournament! This year’s tournaments will take place once again at Big Stone Lake in Big Stone City, SD and the Oahe Downstream Recreational Area in Pierre, SD. Your participation in these fishing tournaments helps support the funding of seminarian education in our diocese. Their education averages $41,550 per seminarian per year, which is why these two fishing tournaments are so important.3

Map & Directions

Big Stone City

Pierre

Click the buttons below to look at pictures from last year’s tournament!

All of the proceeds from this charity event go to benefit Seminarian Education

About Seminarian Education:

The average education for a seminarian is $41,550 per seminarian, per year – which is why your participation in these fishing tournaments is so important. Through your support, you  helps support the funding of seminarian education in the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls.

 

 

Entry Fees

$50 Per Student 18 Years And Younger
$100 per Fisherman
$300 – Family Package (up to four persons)
$450 – Knight’s Challenge
Entry Fees Include: Breakfast, Lunch, and Prime Rib Dinner.

Tournament Information

Big Stone City - June 3, 2019

7:00 am Registration Begins
8:00 am Tournament Begins
2:30 pm Weigh-in
3:30 pm Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul Swain
4:15 pm Social Time
5:00 pm Outdoor prime rib dinner

Pierre - June 10, 2019

7:00 am Registration Begins
8:00 am Tournament Begins
2:30 pm Weigh-in
3:30 pm Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul Swain
4:15 pm Social Time
5:00 pm Outdoor prime rib dinner

Prizes Awarded For

  • Most Total Weight (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Places)
  • Most Total Weight - Knights Challenge
  • Largest Walleye (Youth)
  • Largest Walleye (Adult)
  • Largest Bass (Youth)
  • Largest Bass (Adult)
  • Largest Other Fish