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WEDNESDAY, 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 writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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