Benton County Conservation will be holding their annual ice fishing tournament beginning at 7:30 a.m. and running until 1:00 p.m., at Hannan Lake Park. The park is located at 1949 Benton-Iowa Road, Blairstown.
Those competing can begin arriving at the park at 7:00 a.m. Use the boat ramp and shop area for drop off only, but you are welcome to park in the beach parking lot.
Registration for the tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. Fishing and auguring starts at 8:30 a.m. You must have a current fishing license. Children under 16 can fish free.
There will be a cash raffle for the following prizes:
(Day of and must be present to win)
-8" K Drill
-50/50 and more!
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Longest Bluegill, Crappie, and Bass
1st Place for 16 and older will receive a cash prize
Prizes for 15 and under
The VFW Post 8884 will have food and beverages available for sale.
For more information, call Hannen Lake Ranger Strickland at 319-560-9804 or go to the Benton County Conservation Facebook page.
Should there be unfavorable weather conditions, the tournament will be rescheduled for February 19th.