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Brothers win annual Red River catfish tournament

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Brothers Billy and Marty Cariveau caught nine catfish weighing just under 76 ½ pounds to win the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.

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Billy Cariveau is from Fargo and Marty Cariveau is from East Grand Forks, Minn. The Grand Forks Herald reports that they beat the runners-up by about half a pound this weekend to take home the top prize of $3,712. A total of 116 boats took part in the tournament.

The Cariveau brothers have competed in the tournament for 10 years. The highest they had finished previously was fifth.

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