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2014 Northland fishing contests

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

* Today — 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 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 — Captains Platter Fishing Contest, Allouez Bay, Superior, $20 for adults, free for ages 15 and younger. Awards for first, second and third in four divisions based on combined weight for lake trout, walleye, chinook salmon, and coho salmon as well as first person to weigh in an 8-pound, zero-ounce fish. Call Todd at (218) 348-4733 or go to

* 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 14 — 2014 annual Courage Fishing Tournament, for people who have physical disabilities and/or visual impairments, 6:30 a.m., Fish Lake. Registration: $25. Call Mark at (218) 726-4834, ext. 1 or email by Monday to register.

* 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

* June 21 — 2014 North Star Summer Walleye Classic, Lake of the Woods, Wigwam Resort. Entry fee: 200, two-person team. Fees due by June 14 – no exceptions. Call Kevin at (218) 624-9457 or Wigwam Resort at (218) 634-2168 or go to

* 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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