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Fishing Challenge Finalists Selected
On July 20, with Drew Ehrlich’s help, the four finalists in the Maryland $1,000,000 Fishing Challenge were chosen. The Governor’s son picked four ducks out of a shallow pool; a number on the bottom of each duck corresponded to the winning fish tag number. A total of 103 fish were caught by 102 anglers during the six-week challenge.
The finalists are:
The four will vie for the $1,000,000 prize Saturday, July 23 at 9 a.m. in Susan Campbell Park at City Dock in Annapolis. Press Contact: Megan Evans at 410-260-8016 or email@example.com
- Robert J. Porohnavi, Selbyville, Del., who caught a largemouth bass on June 5;
- Brian R. Nurmi, Annapolis, Md. who caught a white perch on June 11;
- Edward M. Dailey, Baltimore, Md. who caught a striped bass on June 27; and
- Larry Taylor, Seaford, Del., who caught a largemouth bass on July 9.
July 18, 2005
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