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Jon Wogen of Olivia holds a brown trout caught in Boxelder Creek in the Black Hills in May 2009. He was using a gold-ribbed hare's ear nymph fly. The fish hit just as the sun was setting and the shadows from the mountains lengthened across the creek. (Submitted)

Olivia, Minn., man's love for fishing leads to all the right places


Just where will a love for fishing take you in life?

In Jon Wogen's case, it has led him to:

* wild streams running through the bluff country of northeastern Iowa;

* the Black Hills of South Dakota in search of trout;

* the sparkling waters of the Mississippi River near Brainerd to tangle with largemouth bass and northern pike;

* the deep, glacial waters of Grindstone Lake near Sandstone for pole-bending lake and rainbow trout fishing, and trophy pike;

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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