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Bass tournament on flowage brings smiles


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GILE Wis. - The third annual Luoma's Saxon Pub Bass Tournament took place Saturday, with fishermen, local and visiting, gathering early in the morning to put their boats in the water at the Gile Flowage.

The tournament, which has become a tradition for local fishing groups, had 29 teams competing this year, up from the 27 from last year.

Bar owners Kyle and Alena Luoma hosted the event, with organizers setting up a weigh-in station and refreshments near the dock in Gile park.

The event started at 6 a.m. and fishing lasted until 3 p.m. with fishermen retu...