Free event planned on Lake Iola
A free ice fishing contest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, on Lake Iola.
The contest is open to children aged 16 and younger, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the shoreline in Olson Park.
Prizes and awards will follow, with top winners chosen for three types of fish – northern, bass and panfish. Raffle prizes will also be given out.
Hot chocolate, soda and hot dogs will be available for purchase at the Lion’s Shelter at Olson Park.
The ice fishing contest is sponsored by the Lake Iola Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District. It is held in conjunction with the annual Iola Winter Carnival.