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Ladies first in Mercer Lions Club ice tourney


February 19, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

TAKING A break from Saturday's annual ice fishing tournament of the Mercer Lions Club are, from left, Carrie Kohegyi and Jennifer Graser of Mercer. Their husbands, Gordy Kohegyi and Rick Graser, are in the fishing shacks in the distance on Grand Portage Lake, next to Carow Park in Mercer. The Grasers' grandson, Jaden Doud, also attended.


MERCER - A nearly 30-inch northern pike made Angie Grimm the first-place winner of $125 at Saturday's Mercer Lions Club annual ice fishing tournament.

Matt Weber, who was in the same group as Grimm, said in a Sunday phone interview the group as a whole pulled in 11 other northern pike, ranging from about 18 to 25 inches. He said they also got "60-some crappies."

According to Weber, Grimm's fish was 28.5 inches, and she caught it with a walleye sucker in shallow water on Grand Portage Lake.

He said it was the fourth year his group had won the tourney,...

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