Chamber Operations & The Coronavirus
    June 2020
    The Benzie County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Welcome Center office hours are Monday - Friday 10 am 4 pm. During the month of June our office will be open for "Curbside Service" only.  The foyer which has a lot of information and is open 24/7, including weekends. For additional information you may call the Chamber office at 231-882-5801. You may also contact our Executive Director, Rick Coates via his cell: 231-883-5625 or email: Director@benzie.org.


  • Benzie Fishing Frenzy

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    Name: Benzie Fishing Frenzy
    Date: August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020
    Event Description:
    The Benzie Fishing Frenzy Tournament, one of the largest and most popular salmon fishing events on the Tournament Trail is under new direction and is moving back to the August dates for 2020. The tournament starts with the Ladies Classic, then proceeds through the weekend with the Pro and Amateur Divisions.   

    Mineral Springs Park, downtown Frankfort - One of the only places in Northern Michigan where you will see potentially over 1,200 salmon and trout being weighed as these competitors try to win the Biggest and Heaviest Fish! 

    Anyone can register to be part of this tournament - You do not have to be a professional fisherman. It is SUPER fun and you could win thousands of dollars!   You will not want to miss all of the excitement!

    Proudly Sponsored by Benzie County Chamber of Commerce Member, Watson Benzie.
    Mineral Springs Park,
    downtown Frankfort
    Date/Time Information:
    August 21-23, 2020

    Captain's Meeting - Thursday 8/20 7:00pm
    Captain's Meeting - Friday 8/21 7:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Ladies Classic (2 Ladies per Team Required) - $100 entry fee, weigh your best 5

    Saturday & Sunday
    Pro - $500 entry fee, weigh your best 10 daily
    Am - $300 entry fee, weigh you best 10 daily
    Big Fish - $100 entry fee, weigh your best 1 daily
    333 - $100 entry fee, weigh your best 3 fish in 2 days

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