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Monster muskie is a Vermilion treasure

 

October 11, 2019

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Cloquet native and the author's brother, Bob Baker, and his wife, Julie Collman, celebrate her winning muskie catch last weekend in the rain on Lake Vermilion.

I had my article for this week almost completely written when I got a short and simple text from my oldest brother, Bob, on Saturday night. His wife Julie had boated a monster muskie. Exciting, for sure, but better yet, the fish was good enough to win the Fortune Bay Resort Casino muskie tournament on Lake Vermilion. I scrapped my article, realizing their story was better than mine.

Remembering the weather kept me off the water on Saturday, I could only imagine the conditions farther north on Vermilion. The wind and rain and cold would drive hard at their tent Friday night, and prove relen...



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