Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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Minnesota 13-year-old wins truck he’s too young to drive in huge Brainerd ice fishing tournament

Zac Padrnos with his Brainerd Extravaganza-winning, 9.45-pound walleye. (Photo by Eric Padrnos)
In another twist, the winning walleye wasn’t the only fish that Zac caught during the contest, held from noon to 3 p.m. Earlier in the day he’d landed a tullibee, just over a pound, that, had he not caught the walleye, would’ve put him in 25th place. And for that, he would’ve won an ATV. “Apparently he was destined to win something that day,” his father said.
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