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Gogebic Lodge hosts ice fishing derby


Tom Stankard / Daily Globe

PATRICK HOKANS, 8, of Wakefield, reels in his line during the 33rd annual ice fishing derby at Gogebic Lodge Saturday. More than 100 people participated.


MARENISCO - With the sun shining over Lake Gogebic, more than 100 local and visiting ice fishing enthusiasts came to the Gogebic Lodge Saturday to compete in the 33rd annual ice fishing derby.

Scattered across the entire lake this year, ice fishing enthusiasts carved a whole in the ice with their augers and began a day's worth of fishing. In years past, Don Bergquist, event coordinator, said participants were restricted to a confined area, but because of the increase in participants, they've had to expand.

Sitting in his chair, Joe Hill, of Wa...

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