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Contests on Feb 22nd

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pikerliker

It looks like there are 2 big fishing contests on Mille Lacs on February 22nd. The fishing for Ducks on the West side of the lake and the Perch Extravaganza on the East side. For those of you who have been to both of these which would you recommend if I were to choose one? Also I couldn't find rules or prize lists for the Perch Ex. contest. All I can find on line is date, time, where it's at, and what the 4 big prizes are. Any info appreciated.

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fisherman27

Duck unlimited is a great time I have fished it in the past. I believe the perch extravaganza is actually an event and you can fish anywhere on the lake and you go back to the resort to weigh your fish in. it may actually go for the entire weekend.

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storm_rider_1

Contest Rules:

$20 Button Purchase Includes:

Entrance to fishing contest

Lake Access thru Hunter's Point Resort

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

(2:00 pm sharp cutoff)

Weight Station at Hunter's Point Resort

Perch must be alive to enter

Top 10 Perch by weight (coin toss on ties)

1st Place fish is property of contest

Contest is lake-wide

Must have button to be eligible for weigh-in

Must be present for prizes

Judges decisions are final

Drawing follows contest (no purchase necessary)

Non-contest entries available Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Portside Bait & Liquor from 11 am-Noon.

TONS OF PRIZES: Top 10 Perch Paid Out – 1st Place Big Fish- $500

GRAND PRIZES* – 4 Grand Prizes in All!

2 Wheelhouses and 2 ATV’s

LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES*:

Flat screen TVs

Black powder Rifles

Fishing Electronics

Underwater Cameras

Laptops

Game Consoles

and lots more!

Free prizes to kids under 12 while they last!

*Prizes based on number of entrants

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MudEyes

Fishing for ducks is a blast. Great people and great prizes. $20,000 for 1st and an ice castle fish house for 100th place. It's turned into a tradition for us. I support Hunter's Point all the way but now they conflict. Ducks it is.

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TRZ II

I love the extravaganza!!!! It is the greatest redneck ice fishing sideshow in the world, with great prizes and scenery. i get great laughs every year. Seems foolish to have them coincide.

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walleyeking19

having them on the same date was pretty poor planning. The Perch Extravaganza is always the last weekend in February so the Ducks shoulda been a different weekend. I wanted to try the ducks tourney this year, but looks like I wont be able to!

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JP Z

We are planning on hitting the Ducks tourney for the first time. I does sound like a lot of fun, and the weather is supposed to be nice........compared to whenever the Brainerd Jaycees seems to be.

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BartmanMN

I've been to the Extravaganze 2 out of the last 3 years. Can't make it this year because of sports. It is a fun time like people noted above. Don't hesitate to bring your own liquor. They do give away a lot of prices. I caught a shirt from the cannon last year.

Last year they had a funniest hat contest which a couple people came specifically with the intent of winning. They had some great ones.

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JP Z

Ended up with 13th Place at the Ducks event.... .16 Perch so wasn't winning any awards for size or anything. Was definitely a fun event......the durn wind could've died down a bit though.

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laker1

Wondering,do they have at their site,previous contest results?

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The Griz

google fishing for ducks, click on it and you will see the leaderboard on the front page.

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Stick in Mud

Ended up with 13th Place at the Ducks event.... .16 Perch so wasn't winning any awards for size or anything. Was definitely a fun event......the durn wind could've died down a bit though.

Nice job, jpz!

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JP Z

Thanks Stick! full-1410-42923-perch.jpg

Here's a picture of the beast.....you'll notice my size XXXXXXXXL gloves are dwarfed by it's size.

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