Maine Ice-Fishing Derby to Offer $100K Prize

Ice fishermen will be trying to land a lake trout worth $100,000 at this year's Sebago Lake derby. Stock art courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Portland Press Herald: The Sebago Lake ice-fishing derby this year will offer a $100,000 prize. That’s the award for anyone who can catch a state record lake trout, derby director Tom Noonan announced today.

“What we’d like to do, is eventually have big prizes for other species. But that will take time. I think this will create a buzz. That’s a big prize,” Noonan said after securing the prize money through an insurance company.

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