St. Marys Walleye Club
Veteran's Fishing Day
June 17th, 2023
Conley Point DNR boat launch Barbeau, MI
The St. Marys Walleye Club is honoring our Military Service Members by offering a FREE day of competition multi-species fishing.
The 3rd Annual Veterans Fishing Day was held June 17th, 2023
Please watch the website and facebook page for the announcement later this fall for our 2024 date.
We would like to extend an offer for a day on the water for
Any member of the US Armed Services: Past or Present
* Due to a limited number of boats spots will be filled with veterans first, followed by active duty *
( Active duty members will be notified either way on June 5th if they will be fishing with us )
What you need to know for the day of the tournament
Please arrive to the boat launch no later than 7am. This will allow us to get you registered with your boat captain and on the water prior to the National Anthem and take off.
Please bring a Michigan Fishing License, appropriate clothing ( rain gear, comfy shoes, suncreen, etc ) , and your own snacks and drinks.
Your SMWC Boat Captain will have all the necessary tackle, poles, bait, and appropriate safety gear.
* Please note that we WILL fish in the rain, but will postpone until the Sunday, July 24th if high winds or thunderstorms *
Take off and weigh in will be held at Conley Point Boat Launch
6:30 am - Captain Registration
7:00 am - Veteran Registraion
7:30 am - National Anthem & Take-off
2:00 pm - Weigh-in
3:30 pm - Fish Fry followed by awards at the Cozy Corners in Barbeau
Family Fish Fry After the Weigh in
The Cozy Corners
6800 E 15 mile Rd
Barbeau, MI 49710
Owners Ron & Sara Gordon have graciously offered the SMWC space to set up a tent outside at The Cozy Corners bar located just north of the boat launch. We will be providing a fish fry for our veterans and their families after the weigh in along with an awards ceremony.