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Anglers come out for Can-Yak tournament


June 30, 2020

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

THE CROWD relaxes and socializes while awaiting the results of the weekend's Can-Yak fishing tournament Sunday at Beaver's Resort in Mercer.


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MERCER, Wis. - Anglers hit the waters of southern Iron County over the weekend as they took part in the Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce's sixth annual Can-Yak Fishing Tourament.

"It went really well. Obviously, with everything that happened (with the pandemic), we were a little bit rocky starting - trying to figure out promotion and ways to go about it," said Melissa Biszak, the executive director of the Mercer chamber.

Although the pandemic may have complicated logistics leading up to the event, Biszak said the nature of fishing made the actua...

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