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17th Annual Park Rapids Fishing Contest in Minnesota Set for Feb. 7

Park Rapids Enterprise

The 17th annual Park Rapids Fishing Contest will take place Feb. 7 and will have tons of prizes and cash available to win. 

The Park Rapids Fishing Contest will take place in Park Rapids, Minnesota on Feb. 7, a derby now in its 17th year.

Tickets for the Park Rapids Fishing Contest will cost $40, and contestants have the chance to win $110,000 in prizes and 60 raffle items. The grand prize this year will be a 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 from Thielen Motors.

Since it’s the 17th year officials told reporters, “The 17th largest fish caught in any category will win an Ice Castle fish house.”

Additional prizes will be awarded across five categories. This year the Park Rapids Fishing Contest categories are: bluegill and crappie; northern, walleye and largemouth bass; perch division; rock bass division; and white fish division.

The contest will take place from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fish Hook Lake on Feb. 7 with an awards presentation at 5 p.m. at the American Legion.

More information about the Fishing Contest can be found here.

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17th Annual Park Rapids Fishing Contest in Minnesota Set for Feb. 7