2014 Northland fishing contests
Here’s a list of upcoming fishing contests in the Northland.
* Saturday and June 1 — Leech Lake Walleye Tournament, Leech Lake. Entry fee $350, first place $13,000 (based on 155 boats). More information at leechlakewalleyetournament.com.
* June 1 — Minnesota Pro Team Bass Trail, Lake Vermilion. Smallmouth and largemouth bass. Entry fee $300. More information, (320) 980-0055.
* June 6-8 — Western Lake Superior Trolling Association annual Jaws Derby, Barkers Island, Lake Superior. Entry fee: $30 for adults and includes a membership, $10 for ages 15 and younger. More information at wlsta.org or call (218) 940-3892.
* June 7-8 — United Northern Sportsmen’s Club 34th annual Memorial Walleye Contest, Island Lake, entry fee $5, gate prize, $300 cash. More information at local bait shops.
* June 7 — McGregor Area Lakes Fishing Tournament, walleyes and northern pike, Big Sandy and Minnewawa lakes, entry fee $75. More information, (218) 426-3692.
* June 14 — June Shoot Out on the St. Louis River, 50 boats, $50 per boat entry fee, 100 percent payout to top five places, information at twinportswalleye.com.
* June 21 — 14th annual Lincoln Park Walleye Open, St. Louis River, entry fee $35, 40th place $1,000 cash, merchandise prizes for top 40 places. More information at lpbg.org/fishing.
* June 21 — 2014 North Star Summer Walleye Classic, Lake of the Woods, Wigwam Resort. Entry fee: $200, two-person teams. Fees due by June 14 – no exceptions. Call Kevin at (218) 624-9457 or Wigwam Resort at (218) 634-2168 or go to wigwamresortlow.com.
* July 13 — Women on Winnie, Lake Winnibigoshish, Deer River. Entry fee, $60; 50 boats, two-person teams. More information at womenonwinnie.com.
* Aug. 23 — Summer Slam on Island Lake, 25 boats, $50 per boat entry fee, cash payout to top three places, information at twinportswalleye.com.
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