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Just slayin' at the ice fishing fest

With the success of the third annual Just Slayin Outdoors Ice Fest fishing tournament, organizer Doug DeBoer Jr envisions a strong future for the sport and the community.

This was the first year entrance to this competition involved a fee, but DeBoer's reasoning is not to make a profit, but to encourage growth and interest in the annual tournament.

"The last two years, it's been a free event – no entry fees. You just pretty much show up and fish," DeBoer explains.

"This year, we decided to make it a little bit bigger. People wanted to play for money, so I went around and got door prizes from a...