Aikens Lake News Archive - July 2004

Burbot run rampant at Wet Rock!

Date Jul. 26, 2004

A burbot catch is usually an odd ball in a night of fishing for trout or big walleyes... but for one night the Wet Rock burbot bite of 2004 was as consistent as it gets. The eel/fish were commanding the...

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Super-Bowl Champ wins Chicken Toss!

Date Jul. 23, 2004

Jon Hesse, a former NFL middle-linebacker, tonight achieved the greatest pinnacle in sporting history. Nevermind that he was part of the Elway-led 1997 Denver Broncos Super-Bowl winning team, tonight in front of dozens of adoring fans Hesse won the famous Chicken...

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Goldeyes Charity a huge success!

Date Jul. 19, 2004

    Winnipeg's double A baseball team has always been a fantastic supporter of local children's charities. Through their "Field of Dreams" foundation, the have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to charity. In an effort to help them raise even more...

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History in the making… or writing.

Date Jul. 05, 2004

Bob Brown, the retired Outdoor Editor of the Fort Dodge Messenger, will again grace us with his presence from August 13th to 18th, 2004. Bob has fished, hunted and written stories about Manitoba for over forty years and will be returning...

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A day with Doug!

Date Jul. 05, 2004

From July 29th to August 3rd, 2004, we will he honoured by a return visit from Doug Stange, editor in chief of In-Fisherman. Doug will be joined by the crew of In-Fisherman Television to produce a segment for their educational TV...

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Master Angler numbers sky-high!

Date Jul. 04, 2004

The Master Angler pace is heating up with the weather. As of July 3rd, anglers at Aikens Lake have caught and released 58 trophy fish (39 Walleye, 9 Northern Pike, 6 Lake Trout and 4 Whitefish). This number compares favourably with our record breaking pace...

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Jack Detrow nets rare “TRIPLE CROWN”

Date Jul. 02, 2004

Mr. Jack Detrow from Ashland, Ohio, member of a very well travelled fly-in fishing party, accomplished a rare and memorable angling feat by catching a Master Angler Trophy in each of the "Big Three" species of Aikens Lake, reinforcing its...

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