On May 19-21, 2017, the 34th annual event will be presented by the Laconia Rotary Club. Cash and prizes will be awarded for major catches of Landlocked Salmon and Lake Trout. Bystanders can watch as the fish are weighed in at the weigh station, located on Lakeside Avenue in Weirs Beach. The weigh station is open from 8am to 7pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 8am to noon on Sunday. About 2800 anglers compete in the contest. The awards are given out at the Laconia Ice Arena.