BRAINERD -- A Sauk Rapids man has won a new pickup thanks to his luck ice fishing.

Warren Arnold took first place at Saturday's annual Brainerd Jaycee's Ice Fishing Extravaganza. He won with his 8.29-pound eelpout.

He has a choice between either a new Ford or GMC pickup.

Another Sauk Rapids man, Daniel Schirmirs, took 6th place with a 1.81-pound walleye.

The 30th annual event was held on Saturday on Gull Lake's Hole in the Day Bay.  It draws more than 10,000 people annually.

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The proceeds of the Ice Fishing Extravaganza are donated to more than 50 area charities with Confidence Learning Center as the primary beneficiary. The Brainerd Jaycees have donated more than $4 million since the event was founded.

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