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2014 Northland fishing contests

Here’s a list of upcoming fishing contests in the Northland.

* Saturday and May 18 — Berg Construction Walleye Cup, St. Louis River, 60-boat limit, $100 per boat entry fee, more than $12,000 in cash and prizes, information at

* Saturday — City Auto Glass Walleye Classic, Lake Vermilion. Entry fee $400 per team, first prize $10,000, information at

* Saturday —Sixth annual Jeremy Rush Hiltbrunner Cystic Fibrosis Walleye Tournament on White Iron, Farm and Garden lakes near Ely. Entry fee $25; more information, (218) 235-8134.  

* May 31 — 2014 Kolar Toyota ALS Walleye Tournament, Island Lake. Two anglers per boat. Each team must raise $350, information at

* May 31-June 1 — Leech Lake Walleye Tournament, Leech Lake. Entry fee $350, first place $13,000 (based on 155 boats). More information at

* June 1 — Minnesota Pro Team Bass Trail, Lake Vermilion. Smallmouth and largemouth bass. Entry fee $300. More information, (320) 980-0055.  

* 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

* 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

* July 13 — Women on Winnie, Lake Winnibigoshish, Deer River. Entry fee, $60; 50 boats, two-person teams. More information at

* Aug. 23 — Summer Slam on Island Lake, 25 boats, $50 per boat entry fee, cash payout to top three places, information at

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