Salmon-A-Rama 2023

Salmon-A-Rama has been in existence since 1975 and is taking place this year from July 15- 23, 2023. Now headquartered at Reefpoint Marina in beautiful Racine, Wisconsin, along the shores of Lake Michigan, it is the world's largest freshwater fishing tournament.

This 9 day long tournament consists of 4 divisions, including:

  • Shore
  • Boat
  • Kayak
  • Youth

With fish scales located at various locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan, see all scale and ticket locations at You can also purchase tickets on tournament grounds, however there are only 3,000 available!

There are also mini contests, as well as a sponsored Fish of the Day. Many cash prizes (over $80,000) are available for prize winning fish, based upon your division and species of fish caught (Chinook, Coho Salmon, Brown, Rainbow & Lake Trout); with the Grand Prize being $21,250 and a Yamaha T9.9 LPHB motor (worth over $3000) – winner is responsible for all income taxes.

Keep in mind that all participants must be at least 6 years of age, possess a SALMON-A-RAMA ticket, and all fish must be caught by hook and line. For a full list of rules please visit

Also, keep in mind that mid July is known to be a great time for catching large Salmon between Kenosha and Milwaukee. If you have been thinking about booking a Kenosha fishing charter from April through October and during Salmon-A-Rama, now is a great time to do so. Who knows, maybe your next catch will be worth some money.

Call Memory Makers today to book your trip during this memory making tournament! We are your premier Salmon-A-Rama fishing charter in Kenosha.


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