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Beaver Freeze is back on Lake Bemidji

Beaver Freeze Ice Fishing Tournament volunteer Kayla Morey, left, takes a picture on Saturday of Erin Trench and her catch. The tournament, which brought at least 150 anglers to the ice just off of Diamond Point Park, is in its second year. Organizers of the tournament, which is student led, plan to turn the event into a source of scholarships at BSU. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)1 / 2
Dale Houska puts a minnow on a fishing polce for his wife, Grace, on Saturday during the second Beaver Freeze Ice Fishing Tournament. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer) 2 / 2

BEMIDJI -- The second "Beaver Freeze" ice fishing tournament was held Saturday on Lake Bemidji, just off the BSU campus and Diamond Point Park. The event is co-hosed by BSU's Outdoor Program Center and Department of Campus Recreation. More than 150 anglers were expected to participate.

Jordan Shearer

Jordan Shearer covers crime and social issues for the Bemidji Pioneer. A Rochester native and Bemidji State grad, he previously spent several years in western Nebraska writing for the Keith County News. Follow him on Twitter @Jmanassa

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