Mille Lacs Area Events

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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.

Free the Fighter Team Big Bass Challenge

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Name: Free the Fighter Team Big Bass Challenge
Date: October 6, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Event Description:

The 1st Annual Free the Fighter Team Big Bass Challenge is open for any and all who love to fish!

This will be a fun day of being out on the water with 15 chances for walking away with a prize.

Grab your best fishing buddy, sign up and who knows - YOU could be the one to make that lucky cast and win the $5,000 Big Bass Prize!

Open Division

  • $350 Entry Fee ($110 of that fee is tax deductible). $50 from each entry fee will go into the Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance High School Scholarship Fund
  • 2-Man Teams, 50 Boat Max
  • Catch, Document, Release Format with Classic Bass Champions Tour Rules
  • High School Anglers will act as Boat Officials - 1 Official/Boat

$5,000 Guaranteed 1st Place (based on 50 boats)
$12,000 Cash Purse plus Prizes (based on 50 boats)
15 Chances to Win
* 5 Morning Session Winners - Merchandise
* 5 Afternoon Session Winners - Merchandise
* 5 Overall Winners Share $12,000 Cash


Izatys Resort
Contact Information:
Registration is open now! Click the website link, print out and complete registration form. Mail completed form and entry fee to: MLSA, Attn: Jim DaRosa, PO Box 167, Isle, MN 56342
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