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Lake Middle School student Howard Chen pretends to cast a line Tuesday, Sept. 10, while checking out a new fishing pier on Colby Lake with classmate Spencer Sadowski. Staff photo by Mike Longaecker

Whetting the appetite for wetting lines in Woodbury

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Fishing in Woodbury just got a little easier.

Installation was completed Tuesday on a fishing pier placed at Edgewater Park on Colby Lake. The T-shaped dock was installed in hopes of encouraging more children and families to enjoy the outdoors by wetting a line, a Department of Natural Resources official said.


"It really creates a fishing asset in the community," said DNR fishery specialist Jim Levitt. "The more we can do that, the better."

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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