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February 11-16, 2025 Grand Rapids, MI USA

USAngling will host the 2025 XXI World Ice Fishing Championship in Grand Rapids, MI, USA, February 11-16, 2025.

Grand Rapids, MI USA
Grand Rapids, Michigan is a vibrant city with a lot to offer. Craft Beverage Scene: Grand Rapids is known as America’s Best Beer City and the nation’s Craft Beverage Capital. If you’re a fan of craft brews, you’re in for a treat! Foodie Paradise: It’s also a Top 20 U.S. Foodie City, so prepare your taste buds for culinary adventures. From local favorites to international cuisine, there’s something for everyone. Culture and Arts: Explore Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the world’s 45 most visited art museums. You’ll find live music, nightlife, shopping, and dining options.

Lake Tamarack*
Tamarack Lake is a beautiful 330-acre all-sports lake located in the city of Lakeview, in northern Montcalm County, Michigan. 

  • Location: Tamarack Lake is situated just northeast of the intersection of M46 and M91, approximately 16 miles north of Greenville.
  • Surface Area: The lake covers 323 acres of surface waters.
    Depth: Tamarack Lake reaches a maximum depth of 18 feet.
  • Fishing: Anglers can enjoy fishing in Tamarack Lake, with species such as Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Walleye, and Yellow Perch.
  • Natural Beauty: Much of the lake frontage remains natural and undeveloped.
  • *Subject to changed based on conditions

Host Hotel

Lodging details coming soon 

Program and Agenda coming soon


Please email John Knight to request a travel Visa letter.

Please provide the following:

  • First and Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Passport Nationality, Number, Expir. Date
  • Photo of Passport


An official Invitation Letter will be created, per person, and emailed to you for assisting with your Visa requests.


Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford International Airport is a commercial airport in Cascade Township, approximately 13 miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

Address: 5500 44th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Code: GRR

Many International airports have flights to Grand Rapids, MI.

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Event Agenda

Tuesday, February 11, 202
Official Arrivals Day
Registration and Accreditation of Delegates  
Welcome Dinner
Wednesday, February 12, 2025
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Official Training
Opening Ceremony and Dinner
Captain’s meeting
Thursday, February 13, 2025
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Official Training 
Captain’s meeting
Friday, February 14, 2025
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Official Training
Captain’s meeting
Saturday, February 15, 2025
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Competition Day 1
Official Weigh-in Results 
Captain’s meeting
Sunday, February 16, 2025
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Competition Day 2
Official Weigh-in Results 
Awards Dinner  
Monday, February 17, 2025

Volunteer Sign up

coming soon


Event Program

coming soon


Pre and Post Lodging Rates

coming soon