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World's Largest Charitable Ice Fishing Contest


Directions and Gull Lake map here.

Brainerd Lakes Area has some of the finest facilites in Minnesota. Many of these hotels and resorts will be offering lodging specials during the Extravaganza weekend.
Click on any of the links below to see the specials.


Grand View Lodge | Ice Fishing Extravaganza | Jan 27-28
Starting at $164/night*

•Deluxe lodging with breakfast daily
•FREE shuttles to and from fishing event
•Access to guest-only hospitality tent – warm up with FREE beer, hot cocoa, chili and hot dogs
•Fun winter activities

*Rates subject to 7.375% sales tax. Ice fishing ticket not included in package


Cragun's Resort
Visit Brainerd

Call or go online for your free lodging brochure at
800.450.7247 Ext. 359 or

Buy Your Tickets Now Online


Bring a bucket or large plastic bag— this is a live release tournament so we ask you to bring your catch to the weigh-in station in water.

Bring or buy a Minnesota fishing license—we abide by all state rules and you must have a valid fishing license to compete.

Fleet Farm

Ice Castle Fish Houses