Nowthen Lions prepare for annual ice fishing contest

by Kelly Johnson
Staff Writer

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].