Fishing tournaments now allowed with restrictions.
Executive Order 2020-110 permits outdoor recreational activity consistent with remaining at least six feet from people from outside the individual’s household. The order also permits outdoor gatherings of up to 100 people, as long as everyone practices social distancing. This means that fishing tournaments are permitted to resume provided participants limit indoor gatherings (potentially relevant for pre-tournament rules meetings) to no more than 10 people and outdoor gatherings to no more than 100 people at one time and practice social distancing by remaining at least 6 feet from people outside their own household.
Please check our DNR COVID-19 Response webpage for the latest information, and our COVID-19 FAQ webpage for answers to many of your questions on fishing, hunting, trails, parks, burn permits, camping and more.
Information and FAQs
- Highlights of the Michigan Fishing Tournament Information System (FTIS)
- FTIS: The Rights of Registered Tournaments
- FTIS: Questions about the Law and What Tournaments/Events Need to Register
- FTIS: Registering and Managing Your Tournament(s)/Event(s) - Adding, Editing, Deleting
- FTIS: Reporting the Results of Your Tournament/Event
- FTIS: Fishing Tournament Liaison and Contact Information
- FTIS: Questions about Enforcement or Reporting Suspicious Activity
- FTIS: Definitions - Fishing Tournaments vs. Competitive Fishing Events Who Must Register and Report
- Land use permits for fishing tournaments