Park Rapids American Legion Ice Fishing Contest and Raffle

February 04, 2023

Tickets are on sale for the 24th Annual Park Rapids American Legion Fishing Derby and Raffle on Fish Hook Lake from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 4. The contest offers more than $125,000 in prizes. Your $40 ticket gives you access to the ice fishing contest and the raffle. The ice fishing contest grand prize for the 20th largest fish of the day is an Ice Castle Fish House. This year’s raffle grand prize is a 2022 Polaris General. Eighty-two raffle prizes, including many cash prizes, will be awarded. Twenty-five thousand dollars cash tops the list of prizes in four fishing contest divisions: bluegill, sunfish and crappie; northern, walleye and largemouth bass; perch and rock bass. Drawings will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion. In conjunction with the fishing contest, the American Legion also sponsors a Friday night Welcome Dance and Saturday night Fisherman’s Ball with DJ & The Atomics.” Tickets are available at the American Legion or call 218-732-3360.