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The Eelpout Festival revels in unique sleds, pulled along the icy avenues by anything that will move. Although couches are a favorite, hammocks, chairs and other furniture is tow-worthy in the eyes of "Pouters." (Sarah Smith/Park Rapids Enterprise)

Rollicking fun at Eelpout Festival in Walker

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WALKER - When a town of 1,145 people invites 10,000 guests over for the weekend, it could be perceived as hubris run amok.

But this is Walker, and the company is a crowd of inebriated eelpout enthusiasts (sobriety check - repeat that three times), so rollicking fun trumps hubris.


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