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Bob Berger Displays The 9 Pound Walleye He Caught In Portage Lake, February 1941

Bob Berger Displays The 9 Pound Walleye He Caught In Portage Lake, February 1941 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 11, 1941
Caption
CAUGHT NINE-POUND WALLEYE: One of the largest walleyes to be caught in this section in some time was pulled out of Portage Lake Sunday afternoon by Bob Berger, 807 S. Seventh St., shown holding his catch above. The walleye weighed nine pounds, was 28 inches long and had a girth of 17 inches. The world's record length for walleyes is 35 inches. Bob caught the fish on a tip-up, using a large minnow for bait. He was fishing in the shanty of Birkett Newkirk, who helped him land the prize with a gaff-hook.

Sheriff's Deputies Search For The Body Of Gerald Gainsley In Portage Lake, January 1956

Sheriff's Deputies Search For The Body Of Gerald Gainsley In Portage Lake, January 1956 image
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Ann Arbor News, January 2, 1956
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GRIM SEARCH AT PORTAGE LAKE: Two sheriff's deputies work from a boat with grappling hooks in search of the body of a 13-year-old Dexter area boy who drowned yesterday afternoon while ice skating at Portage Lake. The body of the victim, Gerald P. Gainsley, jr., was recovered by the deputies around 5 p.m. The deputies are Arthur Devoe (seated) and Nolan Lee. Two other Dexter boys were rescued by Robert Bolton of Portage Lake. They were David Kolander, 13, and Don (Toby) Roberts, 12.

To writers of history

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June
Year
1985
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Symphony's 'First Lady' acclaimed

Symphony's 'First Lady' acclaimed image
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16
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July
Year
1988
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