Perch Derby exceeds expectations
About 1,200 kids took part in the Paul Bunyan Perch Derby Sunday on Lake Bemidji, catching about 50 fish and, hopefully, finding a love of the outdoors.
"We need to ... show them the value of the outdoors," said Bryan "Beef" Sathre, local fishing guide and teacher in the Cass Lake-Bena school district.
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