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A pair of anglers ventured out onto the thin ice of Deadshot Bay Monday evening to try their hand at catching a big walleye. They reported the ice to be only an inch and a half thick.

On thin ice: local anglers test ice, test fate

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Anglers have been walking on thin ice with local law enforcement recently, as they've prematurely been taking to the semi-frozen lakes.


"There's no law against being foolish," said Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon, "but the thing is, when they go through it's our responsibility to retrieve them ... dead or alive."

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