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Wakefield fishing tournament raises funds for volunteer fire department


February 19, 2018

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

THE EARLY fishing on Sunday Lake did not result in a lot of caught fish Saturday. More and more people kept pouring out of VFW Post 9084 to try their luck and raise money for the Volunteer Fire Department.


WAKEFIELD - The weather was excellent for Saturday's fishing derby to raise funds for Wakefield's Volunteer Fire Department. Whereas last year there was a layer of slush on the ice, this year the ice was perfect for fishing, and it was not too cold either.

CJ Perttula set up about 100 feet further west than last year, but that was not the only change. Perttula was seen sporting a homemade fish catching device, which even works sometimes. Perttula said the internet and market is full of fish-triggering devices that run $70 or more, but he was into...

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