Goals / Rules

Online Tournament Rules

Online CFN Fish Off Rules 2021
Weekly Shimano Draws 2021
Video Submission Requirements 2020 (2021 update coming soon)


CFN Fish Off Goals

  • Promote multi-species fishing in Canada
  • Promote different bodies of water and fishing opportunities within Canada
  • Teaching kids how to fish and promoting the sport to youth
  • Support children’s charities
  • Show how different types of fishing can be done even if you don’t own or have access to a full-fledge gas motored boat
  • Build a fishing community with CFN Fish Off online tournament


  • CFN Fish Off TV Show: Earn the most points by catching the biggest fish in as many different species as possible within a 6 week period
  • Team with the most points gets to donate $10,000 to the charity of their choice

Rules for CFN Fish Off TV Show

  • NOTE: Below are the rules specific to the CFN Fish Off TV and Youtube show.
  • No gas powered boats (electric trolling motors permitted) (TV show only) (All motors permitted for online tournament)
  • Non-gas powered watercrafts permitted (canoes, kayaks, inflatables, etc.)
  • 8″ minimum length to qualify
  • Live and artificial bait permitted
  • Only legal fishing techniques permitted
  • Teams must post all their week’s catches on CFN Fish Off facebook page by midnight each Sunday

Point System

  • View ONLINE CFN FISH OFF point system
  • 4 points for every species depending on size (measured in inches)
  • Points by length (not weight)
  • Points
    • 4 pts – longest fish
    • 3 pts – second longest
    • 2 pts – third longest
    • 1 pts – shortest
  • The team that earns the most points after 6 weeks is crowned CFN Fish Off Champion (note: points fluctuate every week depending on other team’s submissions).

Teams featured in Season 2 Youtube Series

Get Involved

Join the CFN Fish Off Online Facebook tournament. Same rules. Same excitement. Same drama. Great prizes provided by our amazing sponsors.

**Winning online team earns a spot on the next season of the CFN Fish Off TV Show which will air on the Sportsman Channel and WFN January 2022.

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