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By Zoie Koostra

Maddox Helms Kids' Fishing Tournament for the First Time


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Bobby Maddox hopes to continue instilling the love of fishing with the annual Kids' Fishing Tournament.

SEELEY LAKE- Seeley Lake's annual Kids' Fishing Tournament is passing into new hands this year as Bobby Maddox takes over as the event's organizer from Gary Ikerd who began the event in 2002.

Maddox and his wife moved to Seeley Lake two years ago after he retired from the military. Last year he volunteered at the tournament. He decided he was willing to take on the work to continue putting on the tournament after Ikerd began to lose his eyesight.

"[Ikerd] approached me last year and asked me if I was interested," Maddox said. "Gary's still helping me this year but next year he'll probably b...

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