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Ellsworth Lions Club to hold fishing contest Sunday

The Ellsworth Lions Club will hold its 26th annual fishing contest Sunday at Nugget Lake Park.

Registration begins at 9 a.m., with drawings at 3 p.m. Children ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent. Sunday is part of a Free Fishing Weekend throughout the state, so no license is needed. Payment is still needed to enter Nugget Lake.

Trophies will be awarded in three categories: smallest fish, largest sunfish and largest crappie. Door prizes will be available, along with a drawing with first place being a 14-and-a-half-foot Old Town Canoe.

Food on hand will be bratwursts, hot dogs, candy bars, chips, pop and water.

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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