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The Rhinelander Lions Club hosts 43rd Annual FishereeSubmitted: 02/10/2019
Adriana Michelle
Adriana Michelle
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The Rhinelander Lions Club hosts 43rd Annual Fisheree
RHINELANDER - The Rhinelander Lions Club hosted their 43rd annual Fisheree at Hodag Park Sunday. 

It was a two-day event where people ice fished on Boom Lake in Rhinelander. 

Adults and kids competed to see who could catch the biggest fish. 

Kids under the age of 11 got to fish for free. 

The event also included cash prizes, raffles, and food for everyone. 

The money raised goes to different organizations right in Rhinelander. 




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