The ice has thickened over and the fish are biting (hopefully). Lake Manawa is expecting 800-1,000 anglers Saturday for the Winterfest Ice Fishing Derby.
The derby is scheduled 7am-1pm January 26.
Prizes will be offered for the largest bluegill, catfish, crappie, drum, walleye, and wiper. The top three places in the adult division and youth division will also receive prizes.
Other competitions include a chili cook-off and best decorated ice house among the ice fishing derby contestants.
Registrations are being accepted until 7am Saturday. The registration fee is $20. entry forms are available online by CLICKING HERE.