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Area anglers enjoy competing in summer tournaments

BEMIDJI — Tournament fishing continues to grow in popularity and Bemidji area anglers who want to test themselves in a competitive setting will have many opportunities this summer.

It won’t take long for the tournament scene to begin as the annual Bemidji Eagles Gary Newell Memorial walleye tournament on Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving will be held on May 18.

The field will be limited to the first 75 boats.

Pat Miller

Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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