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Kids’ Perch Derby planned for Feb. 25

BEMIDJI -- The 26th Annual Paul Bunyan Perch Derby will be held Sunday, Feb. 25, at Lake Bemidji off the Nymore access point. Registration will begin at noon, and fishing and drawings will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is free for participants 15 and under, and each child to register will receive a free lunch and free bait. There will be cash prizes for the five largest fish.

Children must be accompanied by adults. On-ice parking will be available. The event is hosted by the Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association Paul Bunyan Chapter.