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BIGGEST FISH CONTEST: Samantha Rozmiarek catches 42-inch Northern Pike

BIGGEST FISH CONTEST: Samantha Rozmiarek catches 42-inch Northern Pike

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This week’s Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Catch of the Week features Samantha Rozmiarek, of Chadron, who reeled in this 42-inch, 17 pound Northern Pike at Box Butte Reservoir on Sunday, Aug. 9.

Rozmiarek has been fishing since she could walk. She went fishing with her boyfriend and his father. Rozmiarek brought home the biggest fish from that trip.

The top three longest fish at the end of the contest will be eligible for prizes from Cabela’s/Bass Pro Shops. Fish are based on length. Catch-and-release is encouraged.

The Star-Herald welcomes submissions of fish caught from the Panhandle or eastern Wyoming (North Platte River system), as well as Lake McConaughy, between May 25 and Sept. 7, 2020.

Entries must include a clear photo of the fish and the angler who caught it, information about the place it was caught, its length in inches, weight and the name and phone number of a witness to confirm the length of the fish and the day it was caught. Nebraska Master Angler applications also are acceptable. Entries must be submitted at

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