Racine's Salmon-A-Rama fishing contest is on for 2020, festival is canceled

RACINE -- The organizers of Salmon-A-Rama announced on Tuesday, June 30 that its 10-day fishing contest  headquartered in Racine will be on for 2020. However, the festival part of Salmon-A-Rama is canceled for this year -- due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Salmon-A-Rama is one of the world's largest freshwater fishing contests taking place from July 11-19.

In a news release, officials indicated they moved their headquarters to Reefpoint Marina in Racine -- for the safety and best interest of its fishermen and volunteers.

Visit the Salmon-A-Rama Facebook page or website for more information.