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2023 Bighorn Carp Tournament

WHEN: Friday the 9th of June from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Ok-A-Beh Marina on Bighorn Lake

The annual Bighorn Carp Tournament has a long history beginning as a guide competition put on by the fly shops. Through time the event was turned over to the Bighorn River Alliance as a fundraiser for the Bighorn River and we gladly continue the tradition. The After Party BBQ following the tourney at 5 p.m. in Fort Smith where the winners of the tournament as well as the Adipose Boat Raffle winner will be announced.

2019 Bighorn Carp Tournament Winners
Mike Ward & Justin Waayenberg of Adipose Boatworks are the 2022 Bighorn Carp Tournament Winners.

Past Winners - top right: Clark Smyth & Scott Schroder (2021); lower left: Mike Ward & Justin Waayenberg (2016, 2017 & 2019); lower right: Steve and J.J. Hilbers (1994, 2000, 2011, & 2018)

Event Sponsorship

Fly fishing and Montana go hand in hand and if we can all agree on one thing it’s that Montana is worth stepping up for. We invite you to celebrate Montana and river conservation by sponsoring the annual Bighorn Carp Tournament.

  • Company & Community Team Building

  • Advertise your Appreciation for Montana

  • In-Kind Donations Welcomed & Encouraged

Sign up for sponsorships here or contact Melissa at (406) 534-2915 / with in-kind donations.


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