‘Honor our Heroes’ Ice Fishing Tournament

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal
The Devils Lake VFW Color Guard helped with the opening ceremony of the 2018 Honor Our Heroes Ice Tournament which was held that year in March. Below anglers enjoy a hot and hearty meal in the Woodland Resort shop following the day on the ice.

Devils Lake will play host to the annual Honor Our Heroes Ice Fishing Tournament this Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.

Although they had to skip 2019, this has become a popular event held at Creel Bay. It will be the third time Kyle Blanchfield and Woodland Resort will be hosting this event as a fundraiser for Wounded Warriors Guide Service and American Heroes Outdoors, a 501-C3 non profit organization that provides free-of-charge hunting and/or fishing excursions for our nation’s wounded warriors.

There is a limit of 50 two-person teams at $200 per team. Prizes include $2,500 in raffle prizes, and cash by weight: 5 perch (1st, 2nd and 3rd) 5 walleye (1st, 2nd and 3rd) Biggest northern (1st) Biggest “other” fish (1st)

The rules meeting will be held tonight, Friday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. with the tournament itself happening Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. A program which includes messages from some of the wounded warriors helped by this event takes place after weigh-in and around a meal served in the Woodland Resort shop.