WDC anglers land third place in championship

The group ended the season behind Breckenridge and Perham.

W-DC anglers competed at the championship tournament Saturday, Sept. 11, on Little Pine Lake. Anglers include boat captains Jay Miller, Ross Zieglmeier and Bryan Wegscheid, along with student anglers , Grant Nelson, Lance Kaufman, Jacob Plautz, Logan Grangruth, Matthew and Ella Wegscheid. Contributed photo

Wadena-Deer Creek fishing team members got their exercise reeling in fish during the championship outing Saturday, Sept. 11, on Little Pine Lake.

With the final outing on a Perham lake, it was Perham that claimed the No. 1 spot of the day. Breckenridge claimed second and W-DC came in third out of 20 teams.

Student anglers Matthew and Ella Wegscheid, Logan Grangruth, Jacob Plautz, Lance Kaufman and Grant Nelson fished the morning with strong success. Boat captains Jay Miller, Bryan Wegscheid and Ross Zieglmeier helped guide the anglers to the finish. The Wolverines were able to put together 37 points in the Heart 'O Lakes Fishing League Championship.

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