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2023 Hook, Line & Shelter Fishing Tournament

FROM MAY 13 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4, 2023

Sponsored by:

There are three classes of participation:

Once you complete the registration form, we’ll send you an official “Hook, Line & Shelter” tape measure and an email address where you will submit the record of your catch. Just take a picture of the fish you catch being measured, email the photo and information to the email provided. Your catch will be added to the leader board for your class and category. The leader board updates weekly.

All proceeds from the Hook, Line and Shelter Fishing Tournament will be used to help our neighbors in need to live in safe and healthy homes.

All proceeds from the Hook, Line and Shelter Fishing Tournament will be used to help our neighbors in need to live in safe and healthy homes.

This tournament is run on the honor system. Please follow all Department of Natural Resources Fisheries rules and regulations as they pertain to your respective state or province. Adhere to safe boating guidelines and whenever possible, use catch-and-release fishing and good conservation methods to ensure our waterways stay healthy.

Tournament Submission Instructions

Pictures of fish can be sent to hooklineshelter@rtmn.org

Your email MUST include the following information:

  1. Tournament entry is the submission photo of fish next to the official tournament tape measure.
  2. Candid shots of the fishing experience (for use in social media and with our tournament partners)
  3. Full name (pronunciation of name for correct on-air mentions)
  4. Date, Address, Phone, Email and Location (lake/river) fish was caught
  5. Tournament Class you signed up for (Trophy, Weekender, or Youth).

Please note: By submitting photos, you agree to our Photography/Video Release (available here).

If you do not want to cover the payment processing costs, you will need to uncheck two (2) boxes at checkout.

Visit our Facebook page for tournament updates!

Hook, Line, and Shelter

2 weeks 4 days ago

We are gearing up for this year’s Hook, Line & Shelter Fishing Tournament! Registration will open SOON! Stay tuned for more details!

Hook, Line, and Shelter

9 months 2 weeks ago

We LOVE a good dog picture! Fred Dahm submitted this photo of his dog Ozzie who caught a sunfish on Bay Lake last weekend. Fred said Ozzie is a very good fishing dog. There’s still time to join our Hook,

Hook, Line, and Shelter

10 months 1 week ago

Great coverage of our tournament and how it will benefit those in need in our community!

Hook, Line, and Shelter

10 months 1 week ago

This smile says it all! Tom caught this gorgeous sunfish on Green Lake earlier this month! Join the fun and help us raise funds to help our neighbors in need live in safe and healthy homes! rtmn.betterworld.org/events/2022-hook-line-shelter-fishing-t

Hook, Line, and Shelter

11 months 2 weeks ago

CATCH OF THE WEEK – Tom caught this 14” crappie in Ottertail County! 🎣 Register for our Hook, Line, and Shelter fishing tournament and show us your catch. Your photo could even be featured on-air! Register today at wcco.com/fish.

Hook, Line, and Shelter

11 months 3 weeks ago

Champ was out fishing with his humans (Tony and Elise) over the weekend. He is wondering if the Hook, Line, & Shelter Fishing Tournament has a prize for best looking dog? #hooklineshelter