- Here is 6-year old Hunter VanZile of Laona. Recently, he went fishing with his dad and cousin Mally - also known as Cousin Mallard on Lake Gogebic. Using a Swedish pimple tipped with a wiggler on a jig pole, hunter caught his first perch. 15 inches. This prize is getting mounted.
Not to be outdone, check out the walleye reeled in by 6-year old Robert Irey of Adams. While fishing with his dad and friends on an area lake. Robert caught this 28-inch prize. It weighed 9 1/2 pounds. It's his biggest walleye yet. He was using a golden shiner on a tip-up. I'm told Robert does not let type one diabetes stop him from enjoying fishing with family and friends. After the picture, the fish was released.
RHINELANDER - Hodag Park received a sizable donation Thursday morning. New sand was dropped off to help the Rhinelander Parks Department grow the beach back to its original shape.
There were thousands of pounds of sand dropped off and spread out. There was a high need for this because of all the rain we've had this season.
"It was getting in pretty poor shape and washing out more and more, but this year especially, it just seems like we've lost a lot of sand. So now we're going to shape it up nicely and hopefully it'll last the year," said Rhinelander Parks Director, Jeremy Biolo.
All of that sand was donated and delivered by a company in Rhinelander.
"Musson Brothers, Inc. donated all the sand and they said we could help ourselves to as much as we want, which is unbelievable because this beach really needed some work," said Biolo. "Every little bit like that helps our community out and it improves the community. It's awesome that the Musson Brothers stepped up and would do that for us."
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