Mel’s Sports History: Sackets Harbor ice fishing derby

Mel's Sports History: Sackets Harbor ice fishing derby

SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. (WWNY) - There have been many fishing derbies that have taken place over the years. The biggest event of its kind was the North Country Sportsman ice fishing event in Sackets Harbor.

Back in 1973, it garnered the attention of legendary CBS reporter Heywood Hale Broun.

Watch his report in the video.

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