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Ava Bailey, 6, with the catch of the day at the Hugo's and Brimson Sportsmen's Club fishing contest--a 4 pound 1 ounce Northern that's almost as big as she is. Submitted

Something fishy (and fun) in Brimson

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Hugo's and the Brimson Sportsmen's Club sponsored an ice fishing contest Sunday, Feb 17, on seven area lakes. This year, 229 anglers came out to try to win some of the $1800 in prize money.


Sisters Callyn and Ava Bailey won first and second prizes. The girls' fish, both Northern Pike, differed in weight by just two ounces.

Ava's weighed in at 4 pounds, 1 ounce and Callyn's was 3 pounds, 15 ounces. They received $100 and $80, respectively

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