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eelpout festival

February 13, 2017
Brian Wegscheid drills a hole in the ice to set up a sign at his site for the 37th Annual Eelpout Festival in February 2016 on Leech Lake. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Eelpout Festival organizers object to vehicle restrictions
February 13, 2017 - 7:48pm
February 8, 2017
Cass County Board: Policy set for Eelpout Festival cleanup
February 8, 2017 - 1:43pm
March 17, 2016
Cass County Board: Commissioners updated on Eelpout Festival cleanup, storm
March 17, 2016 - 10:05am
February 19, 2016
Festival goers hitch a ride on a couch pulled by an ATV on Friday afternoon at the 37th Annual Eelpout Festival on Leech Lake. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
PHOTO GALLERY/VIDEO: Eelpout Festival in Walker
February 19, 2016 - 7:16pm
Mike, Tim and Richard Wilson, all now in their 50s, have been running Merle’s on Main igloo bar on Leech Lake for the annual Eelpout Festival since 2008. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
The origins of eelpoutin': Small gathering has evolved into massive winter festival
February 19, 2016 - 6:42pm
February 10, 2016
Eelpout Festival vehicle restrictions announced
February 10, 2016 - 10:25am
January 30, 2016
Annual International Eelpout Festival in Walker set for Feb. 18-21
January 30, 2016 - 4:06pm
February 20, 2015
A group from Ham Lake rides around the Eelpout Festival in a two-bench wagon on Friday afternoon. A record number of fish houses have been set up on Leech Lake for the popular festival this weekend. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Eelpout underway in Walker
February 20, 2015 - 6:57pm
February 19, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
February 19, 2015 - 2:37pm
February 26, 2014
‘Eventful’ Eelpout festival in 2014
February 26, 2014 - 3:44pm
February 22, 2014
Walker festival celebrates eelpout
February 22, 2014 - 11:49pm