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Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza organizers are investigating possible cheating.

Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza organizers are investigating possible cheating by the winners of this year's $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Jan. 27 on Gull Lake's Hole-in-the-day Bay, north of Brainerd.

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Contest officials confirmed they are investigating whether three men from Ohio, a father, a son and another relative, legitimately caught the fish they say they did, earning first, third and 98th places among the 150 prize winners.

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The title to the new GMC pickup that Stephan Lyogky of Hartville, Ohio, won for catching a 3.10-pound northern pike during the three-hour contest is being withheld pending the investigation outcome, it was reported.