Isaac C., of Laporte, was the grand prize winner of the Tuesday, July 9, Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest on Birch Lake, where 113 children caught 234 fish off of the fishing pier.

For photos of this winner and more, visit or follow us on Facebook. Also find the Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest online at The weekly contest runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13 at the Birch Lake fishing pier. Those interested in volunteering or sponsoring the contest can contact Bill Kennedy at 218-838-9468 or