Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Dam-to-Dam Ice Fishing Contest This Weekend!
Come on out on the ice between Croton Dam and Hardy Dam this weekend (February 18 & 19) for FUN, FUNDRAISING, and FELLOWSHIP. Join other men, women and children fishing for the largest CRAPPIE, BLUEGILL, PERCH, PIKE, and WALLEYE.
This year marks the 5th Annual Ice Fishing Contest that benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Newaygo County. To date over 1500 have registered for the contest. Register now until 10:00 am on Saturday, February 19 at Croton Bay Trading Post and other local businesses. Adults are $5.00, children 13 and under are $2.00. This is the FREE fishing weekend in Michigan, so all ticket proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters on Newaygo County. Weigh-in at the Croton American Legion No. 381 .
Croton Campground will be open for primitive camping this year. $15.00 night plus $5.00 for electricity. Call 231-652-4301 for reservations. Information on other accommodations in Newaygo is available by calling the Visitors Bureau at 231-652-9298.
Check the official website for up-to-date information.
See you on the ice!
Events are scheduled for Friday evening and all day Saturday.