Bluegill Fishing Contest


The Annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival Bluegill Fishing Contest begins on June 26th and ends on July 9th. Winners will be announced during festival.

The rules are as follows:

1. Michigan Fishing Laws MUST be followed

2. Bluegill button is only required for all entries with the age group 17 & up & must have a fishing License

3. All Bluegills must be taken to the new bait shop in town at The Minnow Bucket @ Exit 222 to be entered in drawing

4. Entries will be received only during regular business hours at The Minnow Bucket @ Exit 222

5. All Bluegills entered in contest must be caught in Lake St. Helen

6. Individuals can enter as many fish as they want

7. Prize drawing is Saturday, the last day of the festival at 4:00 pm, in the Richfield Township Park Pavilion

8. Winner need not be present to win

There are four divisions for winning – 0-9, 10-13, 14-16 and 17 & over

The fishing contest is made possible by The Minnow Bucket @ Exit 222 & is sponsored by  the St. Helen Bluegill Festival