Family aims to clean up lake after day of fishing

Tyler Morgan and Bentley Herek are 7- and 6-year-old fishermen. The two and their family love to catch walleye and catfish at Lake Cunningham, like lots of local anglers.

Tyler and Bentley’s family don’t just catch their fish and go home. Once they’ve packed up they have a second job — picking up the beer cans, pizza boxes and discarded fishing lines that litter the northwest Omaha reservoir.“There is a lot of trash out there, more than there should be,” Joel Herek said. “We try to pick up as much fishing string as we can, because animals get caught up in them.”

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