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Cheating scandal at Ohio tournament rocks competitive fishing world

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Would-be winners of almost $29,000 at an Ohio fishing tournament were disqualified. Their fish were stuffed with lead weights and fish fillets, tournament director says. Jason Fischer: "I physically felt the fish, I could feel hard objects inside the fish" The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is preparing a report for the prosecutor's office.
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2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Cheating scandal rocks fishing world after lead weights found in winning catch

A now-viral video posted to social media shows the tournament director for the Lake Erie Walleye Trail cutting open the winning catch of five walleye on Friday and finding lead weights inside them.

2 months ago·Canada
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Cheating scandal at Ohio tournament rocks competitive fishing world

The would-be winners of almost $29,000 at a U.S. fishing tournament were disqualified on Friday, after it was discovered their fish were stuffed with lead weights and fish fillets.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Cheating scandal rocks fishing contest as weights stuffed in winning catches

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Authorities probing report of scandal at fishing tournament

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county prosecutor's office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a lucrative walleye fishing tournament on Lake Erie last week. A video posted to Twitter shows Jason Fischer, tournament director for the Lake Erie Walleye Trail, cutting open the winning catch of five walleye on Friday and finding lead weights and prepared fish filets inside them.

2 months ago·United States
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Authorities probing report of scandal at fishing tournament

Prosecutors in Cleveland are investigating an apparent cheating scandal during a lucrative walleye fishing tournament over the weekend on Lake Erie

2 months ago·United States
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