Osborn's Hosts Big Ice Fishing Contest on Bear Lake

February 13-14, 2021

Photo courtesy of Osborn's Sports Shop
Osborn's Sport Shop, 8929 Chippewa Hwy. in Bear Lake, sponsors its annual Big Ice Fishing Tournament each year in February.

Prizes are awarded to adults and to children, in separate categories, for pike, walleye, perch, smelt, bluegill and crappie. There is also a biggest fish prize, and several door prize drawings.

1st place winners in the 2019 contest were as follows:

Adult Division
Pike- C. Beldo, 19.42#
Walleye- J. Frantz, 11.48#
Perch- K. Lapinski, 1.57#
Crappie- J. Chickering, 1.52#
Bluegill- T. Schwandt, 1.34#

Kids Division
Pike- M. Fortin, 8.70#
Perch- L. Spence, 1.20#
Crappie- C. Ackley, 1.14#
Bluegill- C. Fink, .73#

For details on the contest, contact Osborn's at (231)889-3775, osbornsportshop@yahoo.com

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Last Updated: 07-27-2021 04:33 PM ID: 1259