Ice fishing contest ends with big switch
SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) -- Lee Shehow had a whopper of a fish tale.
Shehow, of New Richmond, claimed to have won Saturday's ice fishing contest on Bass Lake in Somerset after pulling up a northern pike weighing 2.42 pounds.
TV cameras were rolling when he was asked what he would do with the grand prize, a $27,000 Dodge pickup truck. He replied: "Drive it like it's stolen."
But private investigators working for the tournament suspected the winning fish was smuggled in.
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