Jan. 16, 2017 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Under sunny skies and with 14 inches of ice on Big Cedar Lake nearly 300 ice fishermen took part in the 18th annual Nabob Prairie Riders Winterfest & Fisheree.
Walleye sponsored by Sierra Homes:
Cole Gindt reeled in a 23 1/2 inch Walleye and won the Sierra Homes top $75 prize and Jim Grimm took 2nd place with a 22 3/4 catch for $40 prize.
Bass sponsored by Allstate Insurance:
Jordan Blank won $75 with a 17 5/8 bass, Claude Rollefson took home $40 for 2nd place and Steve Kreutzer won $20 for his 14 1/2 inch bass.
Crappy sponsored by MCR:
Tom Ciriacks took the $75 first place prize with a 12 3/4 crappy, Brandon Chipman took $40 second place with a 12 5/8 crappy, and Olivia Renner and Casper Renner tied for 3rd place and a $15 prize.
Perch sponsored by Spaulding Clinical:
Dave Yerges took first and second place $115 and Jim Hucke won $25 for third place
Bluegill sponsored by George Webb:
Tyler Norby took $75 first place and there was a 6-way tie for second – Mike Dingel, Mitch Zerwiski, Ron Ritger, Caren Cutts, Casper Renner and Olivia Renner.