I know what you’re thinking.
You’re incredibly disappointed because you missed the Meeteetse ice fishing derby last weekend because it was too close to Valentine’s Day, and your boyfriend (girlfriend/wife/husband) had big multi-day plans involving a treasure hunt.
Even if you are a huge fan of both Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men and you really do believe that Ann Margaret and Sophia Loren would both turn up in northern Minnesota in the middle of winter, there was no way you were going throw a monkey wrench in your partner’s romantic plans.
Well, I have some good news for you. Because the weather has been too nice and sunny, the organizers had to cancel the seventh annual Presidents Day Ice Fishing Derby.
Many of us were eagerly awaiting the event, but it was called off because of warm temperatures that made it a bad idea to try and ice fish.
Fortunately, my friend Tess from the Meeteetse Visitor Center called me the other day with some great news. The community plans to instead hold an open water fishing derby May 2-3 on the Upper Sunshine and Lower Sunshine reservoirs. The derby will feature teams of up to three Read More