It’s time for Royal’s annual Ice Fishing Competition!
Royal Fire Department will host the 35th annual competition on Sunday, January 14 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Grove Lake.
BBQ and refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, and the calcutta will start at 7:30.
Sign up fees are $30 for every two-man team, and teams can also arrive at Grove Lake early on Sunday morning to sign up.
All teams will meet at the north end of the lake on Sunday morning before going out to fish at 9 a.m.
Cash awards and trophies will be given to winning teams, and trophies will also be awarded to the oldest fisherman, youngest male fisherman and the youngest female fisherman.
All proceeds from the event will go towards a new pumper for the Royal Fire Department.
For more information, contact Gary Ober 402-893-2880, Max Hieter 402-893-4531, Butch's Body Shop 402-893-5115, or Royal One Stop 402-893-3861.