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Dan Pazdernik shows off the muskie in his office at the Hubbard County USDA. Photo by - Sarah Smith/ Park Rapids Enterprise

New USDA man in Hubbard County

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A farm kid from Waubun jumped at the chance to be Hubbard County's district conservationist when the position opened last summer.

Oh, the lure of family and friends was there, no doubt.


But it was the lure of catching another monster muskie that tugged at him almost as hard.

Dan Pazdernik assumed his USDA post in July, just as the muskie season was heating up.

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