Ice fishing derby:

Daily Herald report
Posted2/7/2014 5:54 PM

The Northern Illinois Conservation Club Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival is Saturday and Sunday at the Thirsty Turtle Beach Bar and Grill, 42273 N. Woodbine Ave., on Channel Lake near Antioch. This is the 54th year of the tournament, the longest continuously run winter event in Illinois, organizers say. There will be daily games and raffles, as well as hourly and overall fishing prizes, food and refreshments. The event is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. For information, visit

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