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2019 Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest!

The 2019 Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest, wias held May 4th, 2019 at Lord Fletcher's on Lake Minnetonka.  This year marked the 51st year of this contest where anglers head to Lake Minnetonka in search of their prize winning crappies.  Warm sunny weather and hungry crappies greeted the anglers and thousands of crappies and anglers came to the scales.  We gave away thousands of dollars worth of prizes, raised thousands of dollars for Fishing For Life, and we celebrated family fishing fun.  We hope to see you all again in 2020!

2019 Results

Adult Division

1st - Crow Bennet – 1.84 (St. Louis park, MN)
2nd – Ryan Dalum, - 1.65 (St. Louis Park, MN)
3rd – Dan Iversen – 1.54 (Maple Plain, MN.)
4th – Jeff Harrison – 1.43 (Mound, MN)
5th – Timothy Leary – 1.38 (Shoreview, MN)

Jr. Division

1st – Brady Harrison – 1.35 (Mound, MN)
2nd – Caitlyn Wokerstorff -1.25 (Stanchfield MN)
3rd – Connor Guttenfedler – 1.21 (no town listed)
4th – Tyler Moberg – 1.19 (Forest Lake, MN.)
5th – Michael John – 1.15 (no town listed)

Grand Prize Winner

2019 Alumacraft Boat & Trailer, Evinrude Motor & Lowrance Graph

Lee Grams (Lemaine); Hutchinson, MN. (age 81) hit the mystery weight of .52 first (crappie was .52)

2019 Photos

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2020 Contest Information

When: May TBD, 2020
Where: Lord Fletchers, Lake Minnetonka
Contest Details: Fishing hours run from 6 AM to 2 PM.  Only crappies caught on Lake Minnetonka can be registered at headquarters.
Grand Prize: TBD
Official Contest Rules: Click Here
Contact Kelly for more information. or 763-231-6680
Registration: Registration Closed

The 2019 Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest is subject in all respects to the complete Official rules avaiabile at the contest site (while supplies last) at, or by sending a S.A.S.E. To 2015 Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest-C/O Ron Schara, 1000 Boone Ave. N. #1200, Golden Valley, MN. 55427-  main #763-231-6680. Contest is open only to entrants who, as of the entry date, are legal residents of the State of MN. or Wisconsin. Pre-register for the contest at You must pay $5 ($10 at the event) pre-registration entry fee to compete for contest prizes. Void outside the state of mn. and wi., and where prohibited or restricted by law.

Lake Minnetonka Regulations: Entrants must comply with all applicable laws, rule and regulations in connection with participation in the contest, including the Lake Minnetonka regulations below.  CONTESTANTS MUST REGISTER AND WEIGH A CRAPPIE to be eligible for prizes. Random prizes will be awarded through the day, with major prizes awarded every hour on the hour - all who register a crappie are eligible for prize drawings. All decisions of weight judge's are final. Only 1 fish per entrant may be weighed and registered.

2019 Grand Prize!!


How the 2019 Grand Prize Winner was Determined.

One Grand Prize of a boat, motor and trailer has been donated by Alumacraft Boats to be given away at the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest.  The Grand Prize will be given to one (1) person, determined as follows:  To be eligible, a person must have validly entered the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest.  To be eligible, a person must have validly caught a lake Minnetonka crappie during the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest.  The person catching a valid crappie during the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest that is closest or equal to the randomly selected weight will win the Grand Prize.  In the event of a tie, the person who first officially weighs in his/her crappie that is closest or equal to the randomly selected weight during the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest will be the winner.  The winner will be announced at Lord Fletchers after the scales close at 2pm.