At the age of 66, Al Maas is still playing on his field of dreams sprawling Leech Lake.
Most of Maas' summer days 150 or more are spent guiding visiting anglers for a chance to catch a fish of a lifetime a trophy muskie. It's the fish that made the lake famous.
"Getting a muskie to open its mouth is the challenge," Mass explained the other day. "As you know, I'm highly competitive so I know I've got to fish hard to trip its trigger."
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