by Kelly Johnson
The Nowthen Lions Club is gearing up to host its third annual ice fishing contest.
The event is set for Saturday, Feb. 4 on East Twin Lake in Nowthen.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the ice fishing contest starting at 11 a.m.
Final weigh-in is set for 2 p.m.
Cash prizes ($250, $100 and $50) will be given for the three largest fish caught.
Door prizes will also be awarded throughout the event. Kids’ prizes will also be given.
A same-day raffle will be held and hot food and drinks will be available.
Tickets are $10 per hole and are available pre-sale and on the lake the day of the contest. A limited number of tickets will be available.
Portable ice houses, coolers and glass containers are not allowed. A complete set of rules will be available at the weigh-in table.
Parking signs will direct those at East Twin Lake Park. Special assistance will be available for those in need.
For more information, call 763-753-6962 or e-mail [email protected].