Fishing has cheating like any other sport

Originally Published: May 11, 2010
By Jack McCluskey | Special to Page 2

Imagine that Alex Rodriguez had to hook himself up to a polygraph after every home run. That Shawne Merriman had to pass a lie detector test after every sack. That Alex Ovechkin had to pass one every time he lit the lamp.

That's essentially what happens in professional bass fishing. Anglers with a prize-winning catch are routinely rigged for a polygraph, to make sure they didn't, you know, rig their catch.

"The way it works in the fishing community is everybody ...

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