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Shirley and Rick Umberger stand on their dock on Hoffman Lake, next to the pontoon they use to take kids fishing at their new camp, called Feed the Fish. MARIE NITKE/FORUM NEWS SERVICE

New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’

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It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in the right way.

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That was the idea behind the name of Rick and Shirley Umberger’s new camp for kids in rural Dent, Feed the Fish.

With many kids at the camp fishing for the first time, the couple said, they figured there’d be a lot of “fish feeding” going on.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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