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Ice Fishing Extravaganza slated Jan. 25


The Brainerd Jaycees will hold the 24th annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Saturday, Jan. 25, on Gull Lake’s Hole-in-the-Day Bay south of Nisswa.

More than 10,000 anglers are expected to compete for one of 150 prizes valued at more than $200,000. Throughout the history of the event, contestants from as far away as India, Germany and Hawaii have participated.

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