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  • Tourney rolls into town
    The 10th annual State Wars Roller Hockey Tournament brought teams from 24 states and two Canadian provinces to Fort Wayne for the next 11 days. For some of these teams, State Wars is about more than just the hockey.
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Will Fisher, 4, shows off his first bass he caught with his father, Todd, at his aunt and uncle’s pond in Decatur.


Katelyn Monnier outfished her father and grandfather recently, catching the only three keepers at Adams Lake. Katelyn reeled in 8- and 9-inch bluegills and a 15-inch bass.
Parker Hambrock, 3, caught his first fish on Michiana Lake in Steuben County with his grandparents Mike and Becky Hambrock.
Samantha Thompson, 4, shows off the first bass she caught on Father’s Day at her family’s pond in Waterloo. Samantha was visiting her grandparents along with her parents, Travis and Nicole Thompson from Carmel.
Gabe Minnich, 3, went fishing for the first time in July on Little Otter Lake.

– Fishing and hunting are enjoyed by young and old, male and female. As proof, readers of The Journal Gazette have been showing off their catches on the weekly Recreation page. The Journal Gazette publishes an Outdoors Experience page once a month, lending a forum for readers to share their love of the outdoors with their neighbors. Send your stories and photos to The Journal Gazette, c/o Sports Department, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, or email them to