Heaviest Salmon

1st … $12,000
2nd … $4,000
3rd … $2,000
4th … $1,000
5th … $500

Heaviest Trout

Rainbow, Brown or Lake

Daily and weekly prizes

Heaviest of the week … $1,000

New for 2017!

Daily Prize


for the heaviest fish each day (salmon or trout)

This prize will be available every day of the Salmon Classic for a total of 30 days ($3,000 in total daily prize money)

Can you out fish Dave?


Every time MESC Coordinator Dave Patterson goes fishing during MESC 2017 he will weigh in his heaviest fish (salmon or trout), if you weigh in a heavier fish (salmon or trout) that same day your name will go in a draw for $500. Participants will receive one (1) entry into the draw every time they manage to out fish Dave.

Child/Youth Prize


Child/youth prize of $500 for the heaviest fish (salmon or trout) caught over the four (4) weeks of the MESC by a child/youth – 14 years and under

Now 4 weeks long!

The Manitoulin Expositor Salmon Classic will start Saturday, July 29th, 2017 and run to Sunday, August 27th, 2017. MESC is growing by a week and with this an additional $1,000 prize for the for the heaviest fish (salmon or trout) of week four (4) is added.

Salmon Classic first

Prizes for top 25 salmon

MESC 2017 will feature a Salmon leader board to 25 fish with sponsor prizes for fish 6th to 25th place.

New Weigh Station

MESC 2017 will add a NEW weigh station to the North Shore of the North Channel. The fishing zone will also be adjusted to create fish-able waters right to the shoreline of  North Shore of the North Channel.

Salmon Classic trout

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