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The Mille Lacs Area is a special place and its uniqueness is reflected in the variety of activities and events scheduled throughout the year. From festivals and celebrations to arts and entertainment, you’ll find many activities every year throughout the Mille Lacs, MN area. Annual events include snowmobile races, fishing tournament weigh-ins and ice fishing contests. There are cultural and arts festivals such as the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Pow-Wow and there are traditional events like small town 4th of July celebrations and city play days throughout the summer months.

''Fishing for Ducks'' Ice Fishing Tournament

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Name: ''Fishing for Ducks'' Ice Fishing Tournament
Date: February 17, 2018
Event Description:

Ducks Unlimited Ice Fishing Contest

Sponsored by the Garrison Wildlife Ducks Unlimited Chapter, Fishing for Ducks started in 2005 and draws more people than any other Ducks Unlimited event nationwide.

This year more than 4,000 participants are expected and $100,000 in cash and prizes will be given away to the top 100 place finishers and raffle winners. The angler who catches the largest fish will bring home $20,000 in cash.
 
This contest is open to participants of all ages and will be located in the Garrison Bay area of the lake. Walleye, northern pike, perch, tullibee, burbot, rock bass, largemouth bass, crappie and sunfish are eligible in this tournament. Last year, a 6.51-pound northern pulled in the top prize.
 
All proceeds from the contest benefit Duck’s Unlimited’s mission of conserving, restoring and managing wetlands for waterfowl.

Saturday Noon till 3 pm.  Gates open at 9 am.

Tickets Available at:
Garrison Sports
Tutt's Bait & Tackle
Twin Pines
Green Lantern
JJ's Birds Nest
Cub Foods in Brainerd/Baxter
Dondelinger Chevrolet
S&W Bait
Reed's - Onamia

Location:
Garrison Bay
Fees/Admission:
Order tickets online or call Greg at 218-820-0776 for Ticket Information
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