MANSFIELD Feb. 24, 2018
Saturday saw the return of a popular fishing tournament on the Grand Marais, though the firefighters organizing it were a bit wary of whether the swaying temperatures during the week leading up to it would play in their favour.
Though they’ve had to cancel it in year’s past, the Fort Coulonge Fire Department were happy to host their seventh ice fishing tourney on the river, where they saw close to 200 anglers drop a line in pursuit of the biggest pike.
Jonathan Soucie, event organizer and volunteer firefighter, saw the last few weeks leading up to the day are crucial when determining if they can put it on.
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