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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.
George Little: Men and women who enjoy outdoor pursuits reap the benefits of some of the greatest inventions known to man. Rim-fire cartridges, the internal combustion engine, the repeating rifle, weedless hooks, spinning reels, flashlights, double bitted axes and those little chocolate dipped doughnuts all enhance the outdoor experience. STORY & COMMENTS