Fishing for chainsaws!

Updated: May 13, 2009, 12:06 PM ET
By Keith Sutton | Special to ESPN Outdoors.com

CHOTEAU, Okla. — On Oklahoma's Grand River just east of Tulsa is a place the locals call Choteau Bend. If you launch a boat at the ramp here and motor upstream, you'll soon encounter an old lowhead dam that impedes any further progress.

Water boils as it spills over the structure, creating a dangerous-looking maelstrom of whirlpools and waves. Were you to accidentally fall in, there's a distinct possibility you would die.

This latter thought flashed through my mind when a big ...

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