St. Marys Walleye Club

Veteran's Fishing Day

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.

Our 2023 event date will be posted later this fall.

Keep checking back for updates or Samantha Marzean at 906-630-0129

Captain Gary


Captain Don
Captain Jereld

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 July 10th if they will be fishing with us )

Captain Newell

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.

Captain Aaron

Captain Dane

Captain Shawn

Captain Dennis

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For more information on our Veteran's Fishing Day please email us at: