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Get ready to drop a line -- you may win a truck

Breakfast Rotary members Andy Van Dam and Breanna Adams pose with the truck, courtesy of Nereson, that is up for grabs during February's Poles 'N Holes fishing derby. Photo by - Brian Basham

The Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary Club is hosting Poles 'N Holes fishing derby Feb. 9 on Little Detroit Lake. The event helps kick off a week of Polar Fest activities.

Gates open at 9 a.m., and the derby is from noon to 3 p.m. on the north side of Little Detroit Lake off the Rossman Avenue public access.

There will be over $35,000 in prizes, including the grand prize of a 24-month pre-paid lease on a 2013 Chevy Crew Cab 4x4 or $10,000 in cash.

Other derby prizes include a 2013 Polaris Sportsman 500 and other prizes for second place, and an Astro Start with $2,000 cash and other prizes for third place.

Raffle prizes include a 2013 Polaris Sportsman 500 four-wheeler, a Browning Maxus 12-gauge shotgun, Vikings season tickets, a portable fish house, a flat screen television, a Weber gas grill, an auger and cash prizes.

Tickets are $35 in advance, or $40 on the ice. Purchase tickets by Jan. 17 and have a chance at an ice auger. Tickets can be purchased from a Breakfast Rotarian, at Nereson, Lakes Sport Shop or Quality Bait and Tackle, or online at