Get ready to drop a line -- you may win a truck
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 www.icefishingdetroitlakes.org.