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Tyler Currie and Jason Merickel, six walleyes weighing 17 pounds. Submitted photos.

Currie-Merickel team captures Sportsmen's Club Fishing Tourney

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OTTERTAIL -- The 18th annual Lake Country Sportsmen's Club Fishing Tournament was held on June 10.

The team of Tyler Currie, of Battle Lake, and Jason Merickel, of Wadena, won the tournament.


The Otter Tail Lake tournament featured 50 teams form 36 different communities in Minnesota, North Dakota and California.

A record 33 of 50 tams presented their tournament limit of six fish (15-inch minimum) per boat at the weigh-in station.

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