2016 NW Ice Fishing Festival

Annual NW Ice Fishing Festival

Moved to Saturday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - January 16, 2016. 

On Sidley and Molson Lakes near Molson WA USA
Sponsored by Oroville Chamber & Hosted by Molson Grange

Chamber Web Site Information

The Oroville Chamber volunteers were rewarded in 2015 when 19 fish were caught during the fishing tournament.

Eden Valley Guest Ranch is 6-miles south of the event area.  Call us for cabin information and reservations for your family at 509-485-4002. 

Prizes are given out at Oroville’s Annual Ice Fishing Festival at Molson.  Activities in the Molson Grange Hall include a deluxe breakfast, arts & crafts fair, bingo, lunch by Sitzmark, raffle prizes and more.  A Pinewood Derby offers prizes also.  For more information visit orovillewashington.com or call 1-888-699-5659.

Other fun things to do in the area!

  • Highland Snow Park Cross Country skiing plus birding area.
  • Snowmobile ~ bring your own.
  • Snow Shoe ~ bring your own or rent from Sitzmark 509-486-2700
  • For where to use public trails call the Chambers for info: Oroville 476-2739/Tonasket 486-4543.
  • Ski or Board at Sitzmark. Kitchen open to the public for lunch!  Open Jan 24, 2015 through early March.Open 10 am to 4 pm Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.


Thank you to Patrick Stice (Eden Valley Guest Ranch) for Aerator Management and Oroville Chamber for electrical payments. Thank you to Oroville EMTs, Mike Tibbs for the SaniCans, and thank you to our Judges.

All proceeds will help the Oroville Chamber promote local businesses & tourism in the North Okanogan and run the Sidley Lake aerator.

Questions? Call Robin Stice, Oroville Chamber Volunteer, Eden Valley Guest Ranch,  (509) 485-4002 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it