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Area fishing contest winners announced

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Jed Thomas (left) and Jessie Miller, both from Brazil, won the catfish contest hosted by Jack's Live Bait and Tackle shop, after reeling in this 64.9-pound flathead catfish, which they released. For their catch, the pair will win fishing equipment.
Jed Thomas and Jesse Miller, Brazil, won the catfish contest hosted by Jack's Live Bait and Tackle Shop, 2799 W. County Road 950 N., Brazil, with a 64.9 pound flathead checked in on May 24.

The large fish was later released back into the water.

The winners received fishing equipment as a prize.

Others who checked in were Bill and Al Robison with a 25-pound fish, Paul Sims with a 21.5-pound fish and Dereck Miller with an 11-pound fish, all of Brazil.

Jack's Live Bait and Tackle Shop will also host a free fly-fishing seminar with instructor Mark Cooper.

This will be a hands-on seminar open to all ages.

Showing the basics of fly-fishing, the class will take place at Craig Park June 16, at 10 a.m.

Those interested in attending should call Jack's at 812-241-8389.

In addition, a children's contest for 12 years and under will begin June 8-July 8.

Participants should bring their fish into the shop for a photo and to be weighed. The winner will receive a prize.

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I can't figure out where this bait shop is at.

-- Posted by indianamama on Fri, Jun 1, 2012, at 9:55 AM

I believe it's the first road west of Craig Park on White Rock Road. I've seen the signs .. but never been there.


-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Jun 1, 2012, at 11:10 AM

I've seen a lot of catfish in my time and this one looks a little short to weigh so much. Head not nearly big enough. I think he or she might have been slipped a micky fin laced with lead.

-- Posted by Eaglesnest 1 on Sat, Jun 2, 2012, at 10:51 PM

I have seen alot of catfish in my time and this fish looks a little short to weigh this much. Looks like someone might have slipped this fish a micky fin laced with lead.

-- Posted by Eaglesnest 1 on Sat, Jun 2, 2012, at 10:54 PM

I know Jedidiah Thomas and he is NOT a cheater so your suggestion of something only a cheater would do is absurd Eaglesnest 1. Go pick on kids your own age! Besides, Jed is at least 6' tall!

Congratulations to all!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Sun, Jun 3, 2012, at 9:35 PM

For those that do not know, this bait shop is on Central, about a half mile west of White Rock Rd. The easiest way to get there, is to follow White Rock Rd north, until you pass Craig park. Turn left on Central, and go a half mile.

My wife and I found it a few days ago, and were happy to a bait shop around that we could get live minnows again. The people running it, were super nice people, as well.

-- Posted by Oldtown on Mon, Jun 4, 2012, at 9:08 AM

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