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Scott and Mackenzie Perala, of New York Mills, are the grand prize winners of the 2013 Perham Angler-Young Angler Fishing Tournament. It was the proud seven-year-old’s first time fishing. The father-daughter duo will now compete at internationals. Marie Nitke/FOCUS

Record year for AYA tourney

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With highs in the mere 50s, cloudy skies and bone-chilling winds, it was probably the coldest Angler-Young Angler Fishing Tournament that Perham has ever seen.


But in terms of fish caught, it was the most successful.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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