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David Phelps, 16, of Smithville caught this 38-inch, 17-pound northern pike July 7, 2010 on the Vermilion River near Orr, MN. He was fishing out of the Gold Mine Camp with Joe Stewart of Glasford. This was the biggest fish caught by anyone in camp that week.
Dewey Stewart, the muskie fisherman who reached out to his business partners to sponsor his professional fishing career, finished in the top five in the Ranger Cup World Championship held in Kentucky last month. STORY & COMMENTS
My cousin Lloyd and I considered any tree with a low hanging branch and no thorns an opportunity for vertical assault. Few of them were left unclimbed. If we didn’t have time to head to the timber, we practiced for hours on the silver maple tree out in front of the house. STORY & COMMENTS