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Thu., Sept. 1, 2011, 7:01 a.m.

Rep. Dicks reels in Alaska two-fer

A lingcod clamps its mouth on a pink salmon being reeled in by Rep. Norm Dicks, D-WA, as he fished near Sitka, Alaska. (Tony Floor)
A lingcod clamps its mouth on a pink salmon being reeled in by Rep. Norm Dicks, D-WA, as he fished near Sitka, Alaska. (Tony Floor)

SALMON FISHING -- While fishing near Sitka, Alaska, last month, Congressman Norm Dicks, D-WA, doubled his pleasure by hooking a pink salmon that lured in a lunker with lips only a mother could love.

The monster lingcod would not let the salmon go.

See more photos on Ron Yuasa's Reel Time Fishing blog.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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