Saturday, July 30, 2011

2,143 fish caught in 24 Hours

True Fish Story: World Record Set On Lake Minnetonka Saturday

Pro fisherman Jeff Kolodcinski set a Guinnes Book Of World Records mark for most fish caught from a dock by a single fisherman

Jeff Kolodcinski broke his own world record Saturday morning at Maynard's in Excelsior.

Kolodcinski baited, hooked and unhooked well over fish 2,143 fish in a 24-hour period. The world record was set from the same dock a year ago.

The official fish tally for this year's marathon was 2,649.

After fishing non-stop from 11:30 a.m. Friday, the pro fisherman from Wisconsin and his friend, Mitch Petrie (former producer of the Ron Schara television show), survived on sunshine and coffee Saturday morning.

Besides sunfish Jeff pulled in a couple of bullheads and bass.

The Fish-A-Thon event was put on by Fishing For Life, which serves youth, family and community through fishing and outdoor programs.

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