A big catch for the annual ice fishing tournament

January 31, 2019

Although the number of participants in the tournament was lower this year, probably due to the cold temperatures, the catch was great.

By Shelly Finzen

The fifth annual Ice Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the Lake Benton Sportsman’s Club and the Lake Benton Resort, was held on Lake Benton Lake Satur­day, Jan. 25. Registration began at 6 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Despite heavy snow on the lake and extremely cold tem­peratures, the tournament saw a huge catch.
There were 465 registered anglers of all ages…

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