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Louie Roggenkamp of Detroit Lakes proudly holds up a 2.99-pound northern he caught with about 20 minutes left in the fishing derby. He won the top prize of $10,000. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

2.99-pound Northern wins Poles ‘N Holes

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With more than 800 people competing and no unusually hazardous winter weather conditions to contend with, this Saturday’s Poles ’N Holes Fishing Derby on Little Detroit Lake was a resounding success.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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