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BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Brainerd Jaycees are holding their 24th annual Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake.

Organizers say over 10,000 anglers are expected to compete Saturday for one of 150 prizes valued at more than $200,000. First place wins a GMC or Ford pick-up truck, while the 100th place winner goes home with an Ice Castle fish house. Arctic Cat 4-wheelers are spread throughout the list.

The cold weather has been beneficial for the ice conditions on Hole-in-the-Day Bay. Brainerd Jaycees and law enforcement officials found 17 to 19 inches of clear, consistent ice when they measured it last week.

All proceeds are donated to charities. The primary beneficiary is Confidence Learning Center, an outdoor recreational facility and camp for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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