Wakefield VFD's annual fishing contest draws crowd
February 23, 2023
By P.J. GLISSON
WAKEFIELD - Saturday turned out to be the perfect day for the annual fishing contest sponsored by the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department.
A total of nearly 500 adults and children participated in the event, which is the department's largest fundraiser, having pulled in as much as $14,000 in recent years.
Sunday Lake was filled with activity, including numerous tents and fishing holes, along with constant traffic in the way of 4-wheelers, snowmobiles and a lot of feet.
"It's a beautiful day," said Linda Kitto of Bessemer as she returned to shore, whe...