Game Fair draws about 26,000 in its opening weekend

by Tammy Sakry


Dogs, hunters and anglers gathered in Ramsey for the first week of Game Fair.

With an unusual form, Max cleared 15 feet in the long jump competition. Max is owned by Rick Christensen of Albany. Photo by Tammy Sakry

Approximately 26,000 people competed in dog events, tried out new shotguns and tested their skills on the shotgun and archery fields during the events first weekend.

The second and final weekend will include a duck and goose calling championship and more dog competitions.

Game Fair will reopen Friday, Aug. 17 and close Sunday, Aug. 19.

The gates are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.