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Poles ’N Holes Fishing Derby is Feb. 8 on Little Detroit Lake

Get ready to bait your hook and land a winner of a fish during the DL Breakfast Rotary Club’s Poles N Holes fishing derby.

A part of the Polar Fest celebration, Poles N Holes is Feb. 8 on the north side of Little Detroit Lake. Grand prize this year is $10,000 in cash. Who couldn’t use a little extra cash after an afternoon of fishing?

Gates open at 9 a.m., and derby is from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 on the ice. They can be purchased from any DL Breakfast Rotarian, online at or at Nereson, Quality Bait and Tackle, Lakes Sport Shop or The Lake Place.

Besides the grand prize of $10,000, there are more prizes up for grabs including an Aqua Vu Micro, auger, Ice Castle fish house, Astro Start, fire pit and more.

A raffle drawing will be held at 2:30 p.m. and includes prizes like Vikings tickets, auger, rifle, portable fishhouse, grill and more.

Raffle tickets are $10, and you need not be present to win.

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