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Muskies Inc. hosts tournament Saturday on Bemidji area lakes

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji/Cass Lake chapter of Muskies Inc. will hold its annual tournament on Saturday and anglers may fish Bemidji, Plantagenet, Cass, Big and Big Mantrap lakes.

A complete catch/photo/release tournament, the boats will hit the water at 5 a.m. and the awards ceremony and post-tournament dinner will begin at 5 p.m. at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.

Entry fees are $50 for adults and $30 for juniors (under 18). Prizes will be awarded to the top four finishers and the adult and junior anglers who catch the largest fish.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help fund a scholarship to the aquatic biology program at BSU.

Anyone wishing to fish in the tournament may register at Gander Mountain from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today or by going to For more information on the tournament contact Rory Potter at 218-335-8597 or 218-368-2688.