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A Group of Veterans Spent the Day Fishing on Lake Superior

Jul 29, 2018 07:39AM ● By Editor

From WDIO-TV - July 28,, 2018

With the help of the Western Lake Superior Trolling Association, veterans from Minnesota and Wisconsin got to spend a day on the water fishing on Lake Superior.

Boats gathered at the charter dock on Barkers Island to take the group of veterans out.

Groups from Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) and the Douglas County Veteran Service Office helped arrange the outing.

\"It shows that we're fisherman. You know, we're a fishing group and a sports group and we can step outside of that. It's not always about chasing fish and chasing game, it's about giving back too," said James Vanlandschoot the Director of the Douglas County Fishing Game League.

Fishing went from 7 -2 PM. A BBQ followed the outing right at Barkers Island.

Watch the WDIO-TV Report here.