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ALS Duluth Fishing Tournament Goes Virtual

Updated: May 11, 2020 06:31 PM

The 25th Annual Kolar Toyota ALS Fishing Tournament set for May 30 will look at little different due to COVID-19 guidelines.

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Instead of fishing on Island Lake, anglers participating are being asked to fish close to home and submit their photos of their fish to an app to win prizes.

Participants are being asked to photograph their fish while on a ruler and then immediately release it. Anglers will then upload the photos to an app called FishDonkey with the longest fish winning walleye, bass, northern and crappie categories.

Anglers can still fish but pre-and-post fishing parties will not go on. Tournament results, winners and door prizes will be announced on Facebook Live at 6 p.m. the day of the tournament.

Last year 180 two-person teams raised $220,000. The organization is hoping to reach $250,000 this year. All proceeds go to programs and services for individuals living with ALS and toward research to find a cause and cure.

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