Menahga derby draws families to Spirit Lake
Over 70 fish were caught at Saturday’s Menahga Family Fishing Derby.
Sponsored by the Menahga Civic and Commerce Association, the family-friendly contest ran from 10 a.m. to noon at the Spirit Lake public access. With temperatures in the 30s, anglers of all ages said it was simply nice to be outdoors.
In addition to $15,000 in raffle prizes, the Menahga C&C handed out a door prize every minute. Gail Skaro of Menahga won the grand prize, an Ice Castle Fish House. Other winners were Duane Hillukka, $100 Shell Station gift card; Connie Wadman, Menahga, $50 Cottage House Cafe gift card; Randy Burkman, Winthrop, MN, $50 Lake Country Foods gft card and Brandon Rousu, Menahga, ION Ice Auger.