OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV)- When you have a large frozen Lake Winnebago you might as well have some fun on it.
“It’s fun to get out here with all of the guys in a different atmosphere and get back to your roots when you were a kid,” exlained pond hockey player, Tony Olson.
“I think it’s just everybody trying to relive their childhood and get together with their friends,” shared another pond hockey player named Ken Walters.
Saturday was Oshkosh’s annual Winter Fisheree put on by the Otter Street Fishing Club. The festivities included a pond hockey tournament and an ice fishing competition.
Kuether was in charge of organizing the pond hockey tournament.
“This is the highlight of my year every year,” said Keuther.
Ice fishers on Saturday had an opportunity to register the fish they caught to potentially win a special prize.
“You get time with your friends and family and camaraderie with people around you,” said Tyler Rumlow, who says he is a member of the Otter Street Fishing Club and participated in the ice-fishing competition on Saturday. He caught an eight-inch perch.