Badgley fishing

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Badgley fishing - State Fishing Contest Closes NEW FISHING PRIZES...
State Fishing Contest Closes NEW FISHING PRIZES The state fls>hing contest, sponsored sponsored by George Smith of the Recreation Recreation Club, closed Inst Saturday night. The inalai contest, which closed three weelts afio, was a de^ elded success. Owintr to Ui» fact that at the close of the big contest, there reinnlncd several premiums premiums which were not .iftvnrdcu 1 during the summer mouths, when fishing- wus poor, Mr. Smith dccldmd to hold this second second contest, giving- as prizes, donations which were left over from the original contest. In this final shcrt. contest, Floyd Lakiln won a Remmliiigtou hunting knifei donated by K. Oaland of Fort Dodge, for a string of 15 silver silver 'bass weighing 21 pounds caught In Spirit Livkp. A casting rod, donated! by Hark- or and Beauinari, was. won by G. K ad'-Allen tor the' best htack boss lu the seioond week's contest caught In Mud Lake. Merle Bad'gley won a coffee unit, lonated by the Cut Rate Grocery, 'or tho best weekly northern pike, caught in Lake, Okoboji. Carl Smith won a ousting bait 'ar the largest black bass. Tho >illzo waa donated by the Weber Bait Company and the bass being caught in Mud Lake. Merle Badgley also won a river run bait, donated by Horb Drey of the Gardston Hotel. This was for a fine string • of black unss caught in Mudl Lake. Mr. Smith says tlmt he certainly certainly appreciates nil the furors furors and publli'Ulcs given him by the iiitngpupi'i' fraternity ot Usthervllle ,IHH! ior the wonderful wonderful awards donated by local firms and sportsmen and outside outside firms, who also contributed contributed very generously to make tills contest a success. Mr. Smtih says that In case he decide^ to run a state contest next season, he will appreciate any suggestions that may be of assistance assistance in makiing the contest blg- ;er and better. He also states that If there is any organization whiich. desires' to take this contest over and operate it ns ail organization next year, lie will be more than pleased to reiulier them ivll the assistance assistance possible in making It a TO 1'UINT (JUIUE Tho board of (ILrautors of the Cli-amber of Commerce, meeting 'Monday evening, decided- to go ahead with plans for tho printing of in, Gu'ldo to I&thorvllla, n. book- lot including Uho Jiistory and educational educational facilllitles, points of Interest, Interest, .recreation, tours, transportation, transportation, transient accommodations and other data on Ihe. c.lty. Some needed specifications nre still laok'ing, so board- inombera were 'uavaible to act toward the completion of the Guide at the. meeting Monday. This information tt ia expected, will be completed ,tn about two weeks.

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  1. Estherville Enterprise,
  2. 07 Oct 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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