Finding fun at the end of a line

Bennett Hargrave gets some help from his father making sure the bait and hook were ready to go before he started finishing Saturday at Lake Ilo near Killdeer. HERALD photo / Brad Mosher


Free fishing day adds smiles to Lake Ilo


Free fishing at Lake Ilo turned into fun fishing for more than 60 children who participated in Saturday’s Free Fishing Day.
According to organizers, at least two novice fishermen went home with big catches – an 18-inch walleye and a 22-inch carp.
But all of the children who signed up for the activity also went home with a choice of fishing poles, LED lanterns and canteens were among the dozens of door prizes that were handed out shortly after noon.



Even the smallest fishermen didn’t go home empty-handed (near right) with door prizes being handed out at the end of the day. HERALD photos / Brad Mosher
Looking to hook a fish Saturday at Lake Ilo, people loaded on the dock
HERALD photos / Brad Mosher
Colton Sipe of Killdeer found success on shore with a 22-inch carp during the free fishing day at Lake Ilo near Killdeer.
Herald Photo / Brad Mosher


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