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2009 WAM champion Julie Skochenski of Lino Lakes watches as Jim Kitterman weighs her fish. Skochenski was not able to repeat her win this year. She was still happy. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

'Fish like a girl' is gracious model of sportsmanship

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It could be called "The Sisterhood of the Traveling (Fish) Poles."

Eighty expert anglers fanned out across Fish Hook Lake early Saturday for the 33rd annual Women Anglers of Minnesota multi-species tournament.


Fierce competitors and fiercer friends, the woman fished, laughed and fished some more.

Strict rules made Saturday mayhem at the Loon's Nest Resort.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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