THE AVOCA ICE FISHEREE IS HELD EACH YEAR ON THE SECOND SUNDAY IN FEBRUARY
Fishermen take to the ice every second Sunday in February for the annual Ice Fisheree.  Hundreds more enjoyed the festivities at the Community Building downtown.

The annual event is sponsored by the Avoca Fire Department as a fundraiser.
The Fisheree is an event that is not only for fishermen.  There are many other things to keep the crowd happy including a huge euchre tournament, bake sale, meat paddles and lunch served by the Avoca EMS. 
A huge crowd gathers at the Avoca Community Building for the festivities.  With over 1,000 door prizes, people have a good chance of going home with something, even if they don't go fishing.  A boat, motor and trailer is the grand prize each year.
Davina Meckley Photos
See you on the ice on February 12, 2017!
37th Annual Avoca & Rural Fire Department FISHEREE
Sunday, February 12, 2017
At the Avoca Community Building
Door Prizes 8:00 a.m. until gone
Bake sale 11:00 a.m.
Euchre Tournament 12:00 Noon
Meat Paddles 12:00 noon until gone
AUCTION WILL START AFER EUCHRE TOURNAMENT

Grand Prizes
1st - Polaris Sportsman ATV 4x4 w/plow
Winner of ATV is responsible for applicable taxes, registration and title fees.
2nd - 60,000 BTU Garage Furnace (LP or GAS) $800 value donated by Schneider P&H, RC
3rd - $500 Cash Donated by Jones Chevrolet, Richland Center
4th - Ashley Rocker/Recliner donated by K&K Furniture, Richland Center
5th - $300 Cash donated by Driftless Area Realty, Richland Center
6th - $250 Cash donatede by Dieter Auto Body, Boaz
7th - $200 Cash donated by Wertz P&H, Richland Center
8th & 9th - Half Hog donated by Don Miess Framily, Avoca
10th & 11th - Half donated by The Hanor Company, Spring Green
12th & 13th - Half Hog donated by AJ McGuire Farms, Avoca
14th - $100 Cash donated by Cleary Memorial Funeral Home, Richland Center
ALL GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS AT THE END OF THE DAY!

AUCTION
AUCTIONEERING SERVICES DONATED BY PERRY WILKINSON, MUSCODA
Samsung front load washer & dryer; Kenmore 17 1/2 cf chest freezer; Ashley recliner couch; Amish-made bedroom set-cherry-(headboard, footboard, 2 night stands, dresser, boxspring, and mattress); Amish-made oak 8-person poker table; John Deere pedal tractor; Craftsman 6' tool chest; Yeti cooler; Tailgate cooler package; 166 Stihl pole saw; 12" DeWalt compound miter saw; 3'x3' lp camping griddle/grill; New Holland pedal tractor with trailer donated by Honkers & Sportsman Bar & Grill Muscoda; Fire hydrant; Milwaukee jobsite radio; 24" LED TV; 40" LED TV; (5) Cheesecakes by Dianne Nachtigal; WI Badger adirondack chairs donated by D&P Enterprised, Richland Center; Leinenkugel cooler; Leinendugel mirror; (2) WI Badger men's basketball tickets 3/5 17 against MN donated by Frank Beer Dist, Middleton.
MANY MORE ITEMS TO COME --CHECK OUT AVOCA & RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATED ITEMS AND PICTURES. (items subject ot change)

FISHING PRIZES
For Heaviest Legal Size Northern, Legal Size Basss, Crappie, Bullgill, Perch,
Heaviest String of 10 Bluegills, Heaviest String of 10 Crappies.
Fishing will be done on the Avoca Lake from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fisheree entries must be checked in on the ice by 2:00 p.m.
Fishermen will be checked before entering the ice by fish checkers.
Anyone caught bringing in fish will be disqualified from the contest.