EAGLE RIVER - Musky mania took over Eagle River this weekend for the annual Spring Classic.
There were 74 teams fishing on the Eagle River chain. 33 muskies were caught over the 2 day competition, and the big fish was 45 inches long.
The director explains the benefits of a catch and release tournament.
"The judge verifies the length of the fish - then the fish swims off to live another day," tournament director Jim Heffner explains. "If they were transferring them, it wouldn't give (anglers) a chance to catch a second fish. Musky is not a fish you can just cast and catch. You have to work for them."
MANITOWISH WATERS - People wanting to get into the holiday spirit didn't need to look further than Manitowish Waters.
Saturday was the 8th annual Festival of Trees.
The event raised money for the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library.
"We are offering businesses to come in and decorate a tree and it's a festive way to recognize local area businesses plus raise money for the library," said Koller Memorial Library director Janelle Kohl.
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