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Sharon Melbo, from left, Kim Petrie and Amber Gabriel had their most successful WAM state tournament ever Saturday with all three placing. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Three generations of local anglers do Park Rapids proud

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Last weekend at Paynesville on Lake Koronis at the Women Anglers of Minnesota (WAM) State Tournament, Sharon Melbo, Kim Petrie and Amber Gabriel did a fantastic job of representing Park Rapids. Amber finished with the top northern of the day at 5 .5 pounds and third place in the multi-species division thanks to adding a 2.5 pound smallmouth bass and a crappie. Kim had the third place northern pike at 3.5 pounds and Sharon the third place crappie in the best ever finish for the trio.


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