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Ice Fishing Tournament

February 3 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

ice fishing

VCC Law Enforcement Club sponsors a fishing contest on Shagawa Lake.

  • Come to Shagawa Lake at Semers Beach (directions below)
  • $5 per ticket (2 tickets max per person).  Tickets available at the event or in advance from any VCC Law Enforcement Student


  • One line, one hole per ticket
  • Bring your own bait
  • No augers- we drill the holes
  • Must have fishing license
  • No alcohol
  • We reserve the right to search for illegal items including illegal caught fish and alcohol
  • Breaking of rules constitutes immediate removal from tournament

Proceeds go towards Vermilion Community College Seasonal Park Law Enforcement Ranger Training class to offset the costs.

Sponsored by: Vermilion Community College Law Enforcement Club

Directions to Semer’s Beach

Starting from Sheridan Street (Hwy 169) heading East.

  • Turn LEFT at the stoplight on the corner of Sheridan Street and Central Avenue. (the Chocolate Moose and Piragis will be on your left)
  • Stay on Central Avenue (which turns into Pioneer Road after you pass over Camp Street)
  • Turn LEFT onto W Shagawa Road (which is after the Trezona Trail parking lot)
  • Keep going straight, veer RIGHT if you have to make a choice.

The bathrooms are in the small buildings on either side of the parking lot.


February 3
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Shagawa Lake
Sandy Point
Ely, MN 55731 United States


Vermilion Community College Law Enforcement Club