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The annual Community Fishing Contest brings hundreds of anglers out onto the ice each year. (Enterprise photo)

Ice forming well on Fish Hook Lake for 12th annual fishing derby

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Everything is coming together for the 12th annual Park Rapids American Legion Community Fishing Contest Feb. 6 on Fish Hook Lake.

"It's looking good out there," said event organizer Jerry Benham. "We've got plenty of ice."


More than $100,000 in prizes will be given away. Ticket sales are going well with the contest less than two weeks away, he said.

The weather is the only unknown.

Last year's contest had bad ice with slush on top, he said.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
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