EAGLE RIVER - If you were out on a lake this weekend, chances are you saw lots of gray hats. Fishermen and women spread out on seven lake families, all hoping to win the 28th National Championship Musky Open.
It's the largest amateur musky tournament in the United States and brought more than twelve hundred anglers to the Eagle River area.
There were 219 muskies caught and released over three days. The biggest fish of the weekend was a 49 incher, caught on Long Lake by Dave Stewart of Rhinelander.
And this year's winner was Michelle Peplinski of Bear Creek. She boated 4 muskies and became the first woman to win the event.
For more on this family friendly tourney, check out our Northwoods Spotlight, Wednesday night at 10.
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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