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January 28, 2013

Ice fishing tourney hopes weather cooperates


MEADVILLE — Dan Walk can be reached at 724-6370 or by email at

The Canadohta Lake Ice Fishing Tournament is scheduled for Feb. 9 with a make-up date of Feb. 23.

The tournament runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. No fishing is allowed before 7 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded at 4:30 p.m. for longest fish in each category — musky, northern pike, walleye, crappie and perch.

Tickets, which cost $15, may be purchased at Timberland Bait Shop, 36320 Dutch Hill Road, Union City, prior to or the morning of Feb. 9.

There will also be a 50/50 during the event. Each ticket costs $1. The 50/50 money mostly goes toward lunch, which is served around noon.

If the Canadohta Lake tournament occurs on Feb. 9, there will also be at tournament at Conneaut Lake on Feb. 23, weather permitting.

-More information: Call Jerry Van Tassel at (814) 694-3474 or (814) 882-8369, or visit

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