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Nate Berg, 12, Approaches 500 Fishing Days—the Mind Reels

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He seems too young to be a hometown hero, but blond, barrel-chested Nate Berg is making Blair (pop. 1,142), Wis., famous. And all because he likes to fish. Nate is so hooked on wielding a rod and reel that this week, on Aug. 9, he will achieve an unsnapped string of 500 straight fishing days.

Naturally, neither rain, sleet, cold nor predawn gloom could stay Nate from an appointment of at least a few minutes each day beside a local body ...

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