Eelpout Festival

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. And if the weather doesn’t have you feeling like a hermit, there are plenty of options for entertainment around town.

02/20/2014

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Wander Minnesota: The Eelpout Festival

Winter, schwinter. Fie upon thee, polar vortex. Think we can’t take it? We can, we do, and we still celebrate the outdoors. Or at least, that seems to be the prevailing attitude for the upcoming Eelpout Festival in Walker, Feb. 20-23.

02/14/2014

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Spring Cleaning For Eelpout Party Not Good Enough

The Eelpout Festival is known as a must-see, but two months after the three-day winter party the lake still isn’t cleaned up.

04/22/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit The Eelpout Festival (Day 2)

On Friday, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer were back on Leech Lake, enjoying what they helped kick off the day before: The Eelpout Festival.

02/15/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit The Eelpout Festival

Frank and Chris headed up to Walker, Minn., Thursday for a massive party — Eelpout Festival.

02/14/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Eelpout Festival In Walker

New Orleans has Mardi Gras, Munich has Oktoberfest and northern Minnesota has The Eelpout Festival.

02/12/2012

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Warm Weather Warning For Ice Fishing Festival

It’s one of Minnesota’s winter traditions that mixes craziness with creativity. Where else will you find people curling with “ice” stones using frozen eelpout for handles? Walker’s annual International Eelpout Festival on Leech Lake can easily draw crowds of between 4,000 to 7,000 spectators and anglers.

02/16/2011

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