Sunday 20th August, 2017
75 ℉ | 92 ℉Little Rock
A homemade device designed to shock fish out of the water had a state police bomb squad scurrying Friday after an angler hooked it while fishing in Bull Shoals Lake near the Arkansas and Missouri border. Marion County Sheriff Clinton Evans said the fisherman called deputies about 8 a.m. Friday while fishing off the lake's bank near the Peel Ferry by the Wagon Wheel Resort and Cafe. The angler, fishing in about 10 feet of water, snagged a wire on a "suspicious device," Evans said. He reeled it in, looked at it and thought it was a bomb, the sheriff said. Deputies arrived and then c...
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