Outdoors events remain few and far between as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, but a few events are beginning to trickle in across the region. To get an event in the Outdoors calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 1148 or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays.


  • Jan. 30: 37th annual Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department Ice Fishing Tourney, 1 to 3 p.m., Six-Mile Bay of Devils Lake. Events also on tap Thursday, Jan. 28; Friday, Jan. 29; and Saturday, Jan. 30, in the Devils Lake Memorial Building, 508 Fourth Ave. NE. More than $325,000 in prizes. Info/schedule/prize list: dlvfdicefishingtourney.com; for info on remaining tickets (if any), call the Devils Lake Fire Department at (701) 662-3913.

  • Feb. 6: Larimore Ice Fishing Tournament, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Larimore Dam Recreation Area near Larimore, N.D. Must have a ticket, all fish will be registered on the ice, prizes for top three fish in the perch, northern pike, walleye, bass and crappie categories. Sponsored by American Legion Post 97. Tickets, $10, available at Willy’s Bar in Larimore and at the dam the day of the tournament; ticket includes raffle entry. Fishing and raffle prizes will be announced at 3 p.m. either at Willy’s Bar or live via Facebook, depending on state COVID-19 public health recommendations; need not be present to win raffle prizes.

  • Feb. 6: North Dakota State Snowmobile Ride, hosted by the East Central Valley Trail Association (Red River Sno-Riders and Rural Cass snowmobile clubs). Further details will come as the event draws closer. Info: www.snowmobilend.org, https://snoriders.com or https://ruralcass.org.
  • Feb. 27: Northwest Angle Edge Riders 20th Anniversary Snow Rally, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Flag Island Resort on Lake of the Woods in Minnesota’s Northwest Angle. Rally trail ride set for 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, and the next day’s events include a floor raffle, door prizes, radar run, lunch, “Goose Bump Jump,” 50/50 raffle and more. Grand prize is a 2021 Polaris Titan snowmobile. Raffle tickets available at select businesses throughout Roseau and Lake of the Woods counties. Info: www.facebook.com/northwestangledgeriders.

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