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Brainerd Ice Fishing Extravaganza

The world's largest ice-fishing contest takes place every January in Brainerd, MN. Chill out with 15,000 anglers on frozen Gull Lake.

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Photography by Courtesy of the Brainerd Jaycees

The Brainerd Jaycees claim that 20,000 holes are drilled in the ice for the annual contest. It takes 3 days to set up the event site, which temporarily becomes the second-largest city in Crow Wing County.

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