Two-pound plus crappie wins $10,000 for angler in Ice Castle Classic on Lac qui Parle Lake
Category: fishing reports
Feb 11th, 2019 by Keith Worrall 270
Modified Feb 11th, 2019 at 9:45 AM
MONTEVIDEO – Approximately 1,100 anglers braved subzero wind chills Saturday to participate in the sixth annual Ice Castle Classic fishing tournament on Lac qui Parle Lake, but no one felt better about braving the conditions than Matthew Fragodt of Montevideo.
His 2.03-pound crappie was the tournament’s best, and earned him the grand prize of $10,000.
The tournament is one of western Minnesota’s largest in terms of participants and prizes awarded.
Submitted Tom Goodrich, right, and Mike “Cold Front” Kurre are shown with the 2.03-pound crappie that won $10,000 for Matthew Fragodt of Montevideo in the sixth annual Ice Castle Classic on Saturday on Lac qui Parle Lake.