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Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 6:50 a.m.

Shooting salmon can make your head ache

DARWIN AWARD CANDIDATES -- We're not making this up:

Man accidentally shoots self while 'fishing' on Deschutes River -- Tacoma News Tribune

A Thurston County man told deputies he accidentally shot himself in the head with his .22-caliber rifle Sunday afternoon while he was "fishing" for salmon on the Deschutes River, according to a sheriff's report.




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Rich Landers
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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