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June 4, 2011
The Daily News

Free fishing event June 11 at Lake Ottawa campground

IRON?RIVER?- In celebration of free fishing weekend, the Ottawa National Forest is hosting an exciting, fun-filled day of fishing for kids and their families.

Community youngsters ages 16 and under are invited to come out to the Lake Ottawa campground with their fishing rods, tackle boxes and bait and take part in the Ottawa National Forest's Kids Free Fishing Derby from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday June 11.

L'Anse to host trout festival

L'ANSE - The sixth annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival will take place Saturday, June 11, which coincides with Michigan's Free Fishing Weekend.

Baraga County has been named the Lake Trout Capital of the Great Lakes and the free festival will combine the Keweenaw Classic Fishing Tournament with family-oriented events.

The fishing tournament will have separate classes for lake trout and salmon with many cash and merchandise awards as well as door prizes. All events will take place in the Waterfront Park and Marina in downtown L'Anse.

Visit, or contact Steve Koski at Indian Country Sports (906) 524-6518.



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