Nick's Handmade Panfish Jigs in partnership with the Great Canadian Fishing Store. 

Prepare for an exhilarating angling adventure as we kick off this exciting competition, offering not only the thrill of the catch but fantastic prizes as well. Thanks to the generosity of Nick's Handmade Panfish Jigs, the winner will enjoy free shipping on a single(1) order along with two(2) complimentary packs of high-quality soft baits. 

This contest features two(2) thrilling categories – "Largest Bluegill" and "Largest Perch" – where participants compete for the coveted titles. By entering, participants commit to understanding and adhering to all contest rules, ensuring fair play and a sporting atmosphere. The contest runs from 12 pm EST, January 20, 2024, to 9:00 pm EST, January 28, 2024. Remember, safety is paramount, so be responsible for your actions at all times. Tight lines, and may the largest fish win! 

How to enter:

  1. Must follow us @greatcanadianfishingstore and @nickshandmadepanfish (we check!). List of accounts at bottom of page.
  2. Like this post. 
  3. Submit a catch by the contest deadline.

-Contest Prize-

Free shipping on a single (1) order courtesy of the Great Canadian Fishing Store which includes two (2) free packs of soft baits courtesy of Nick’s Handmade Panfish Jigs.


Please note that we will be reaching out only to the winners. Anyone else reaching out is not affiliated with us.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram/Meta.

Good luck!

-Contest Rules-

  1. This contest consists of two(2) categories. Each category will award one(1) prize to the person with the largest fish.
    • Bluegill
    • Perch
  2. By entering the contest, all participants declare an understanding of all contest rules and agree to abide by them.
  3. Any participants breaking any of the contest rules and/or any applicable laws will be disqualified.
  4. All participants will abide by the appropriate fishing regulations in their region and each participant is responsible for their own actions.
  5. All submissions must be received between 12pm EST, January 20, 2024 and 9:00pm EST, January 28, 2024.
  6. You are responsible for, and you take full responsibility of, your safety and actions at all times before, during and after the contest. 
  7. We assume no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions.
  8. All decisions made by the officials are final.
  9. Catch submissions must fulfil all of the following:
    • Proof of catch is required either by photo or video, and must include a piece of paper with the words “FIRST ICE 2024” written on it or verbally said if in video format.
    • The caught fish must be displayed on a measuring tape/stick with the length clearly visible.
    • If the length is not clearly visible or the paper is missing, the submission will not be considered.
    • All submissions must be made by posting your photo/video to the Great Canadian Fishing Store and Nick’s Handmade Panfish Jig’s feed on Facebook or tagging the Great Canadian Fishing Store and Nick’s Handmade Panfish Jigs on Instagram by the contest deadline (see below).

GCFS Facebook -

GCFS Instagram - @greatcanadianfishingstore

Nick’s Handmade Panfish Jigs Facebook -

Nick’s Handmade Panfish Jigs Instagram - @nickshandmadepanfish

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