Marion team shares passion for fishing with classmates at Fishing Expedition for Special Populations

For Landon Owens and Michael Bleyer, of the Marion High School Bass Fishing Team, any day spent fishing is better than a day at school. On Wednesday, Owens and Bleyer, along with other members of the bass fishing team, spent the day at Bleyer Lake fishing with students from the school’s Strive program at the annual Fishing Expedition for Special Populations.

“We’re just helping out,” Bleyer said, “putting worms on hooks and things like that.”Michael Bleyer is the grandson of Jim Bleyer, who is the brother of the event’s sponsor, Frank Bleyer. “This is my fourth year, and everyone’s had a blast,” Owens said.

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