$400 in CASH PRIZES, Hotel Weekend, Free Charter Trip

You may join us before you write, FREE FISH CAMP Invitation!

Publish Period
June 31, 2017 – July 1, 2018

Submission Deadline
July 10, 2018

Outdoor Adventure

Entry Fee
Free. Sign up with direct entry to CCVB (email below).

Need to Know More About Chautauqua County? Join Us at FISH CAMP 2018!
Free Invitation. Fish camp trips will target giant musky and largemouth bass on Chautauqua Lake, monster walleye and smallmouth bass on Lake Erie, Lake Erie jumbo yellow perch, steelhead in several of our many tributary streams and there is crappie fishing fun too. Your only requirement is to get yourself to the Fish Camp location we will provide to you. We’ve got you covered.

1st Prize: $250 Cash, +free weekend hotel reservation, +free charter fishing trip
2nd Prize: $125 Cash
3rd Prize: $75 Cash

For this writing competition, tempt us with your creative outdoor story. Deliver a sense of urgency to join the fun of any Chautauqua County outdoor adventure with your compelling message. Your story can be about fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, kayaking, boating or anything outdoors, including our grape country – wine tasting, hops farming (microbreweries), etc. Please email submissions as a PDF, if possible. No limit on number of submissions.

Fish Camp Dates:
Jun. 4 – 7, 2018: Trophy Smallmouth Bass
Aug. 6 – 9, 2018: Walleye, Bass
Oct. 9 – 12, 2018: Musky, Bass, Steelhead options
To request a reservation for the free Fish Camp trip, contact Dave Barus at dbarus35@yahoo.com or call 716-597-4081 directly.

Email contest entries to Andrew Nixon.
Andrew Nixon
Email: nixon@tourchautauqua.com
Phone: 716-450-4569

US Mail address:
Chautauqua County Vacations Bureau
PO Box 1441, Main Gate
Chautauqua, NY, 14722.