Johnson, Eischens win PRFD 5 Alarm Fishing Frenzy
The third annual Park Rapids Fire Department's 5 Alarm Fishing Frenzy drew 26 boats with two-person teams to Potato Lake.
The Aug. 11 contest awarded prizes to the top 10 teams:
• 1st place: Mike Johnson and James Eischens.
• 2nd place: Dick Winter and Josh Winter.
• 3rd place: Ben Cumber and Jason Hochstatter.
• 4th place: Jon Gravdahl and Dean Christofferson.
• 5th place: Doug Hansen and Brian Warham.
• 6th place: Kevin George and Tayden George.
• 7th place: Zach Deshayes and Bryan Hanson.
• 8th place: Terry Mitchell and Hunter Mitchell.
• 9th place: Nate Sitz and Jim Clarey.
• 10th place: Kenny Barr and Suzie Barr.
Firefighter Crystal Krautkremer said the fire department is thankful for the event sponsors: Smokey Hills Outdoor Store, Delaney's Outdoors, Mills Detail and Trailer Sales, Park Rapids Ford, American Family Insurance, Stephen Noonan Agency, Johnsons on the Water and Dan's All Season Service.
Twenty percent of tourney proceeds went to the fire department.