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41st Annual Lincoln Lions Trout Festival in Harrisville Kicks Off This Weekend

The 41st annual Lincoln Lions Fishing Tournament is in Harrisville this weekend. At Harrisville Harbor seasoned fishermen and enthusiastic novices alike gathered to cast their line. “This weekend we have the Harrisville Lincoln Lions Lake Trout Tournament. Saturday is the Ladies Classic. Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, is the Super tournament.” Mayor of Harrisville, Jeff Gehring said.

The event features three tournaments, the ladies tournament, the three-day tournament, where sleep deprived participants camp out on their boats, and the grand finale. The Super Tournament. an adrenaline filled battle from dawn to dusk out in Lake Huron. “There’s a variety of species we’re after, but the Lake Trout’s predominant species we are going to be catching out there. But it’s usually 15 to 20 boats that we have Very nice prizes, and we hope we see you this weekend. Lots of fun.” said Gehring. Amidst trout tacos and the promise of a lifetime supply of fishing lures, the rules cannot be forgotten. “It’s a three-angler limit. And like I said, it’s a good time and hopefully the weather cooperates, the lake is flat, and the fish are biting.