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Published January 28, 2012, 11:16 AM

Devils Lake Hosting Large Ice Fishing Tournament

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — Thousands of anglers and fans are hitting the ice on Six Mile Bay for the 28th annual Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department fishing tournament.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — Thousands of anglers and fans are hitting the ice on Six Mile Bay for the 28th annual Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department fishing tournament.

The event the last Saturday of January typically draws people from area states and Canada. Fire Chief Jim Moe says 15,000 tickets were sold this year. He expects anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 people to actually fish.

WDAZ-TV reports that the tournament is expected to raise more than $100,000 for the Fire Department.

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Information from: WDAZ-TV, http://wdaz.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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