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Bob Knight, Fisherman

If you are any kind of sports fan, you know that Bob Knight passed away this week.  To say that he was a controversial figure would be an understatement.  No doubt he was an old-school coach.  Also no doubt he was very successful.

He also had a passion for the outdoors, for hunting and fishing.  I suspect he was in many ways a different person in that venue.

Regardless of your opinion of The General on and off the basketball court, we lost a fellow hunter and angler.  I found an old newspaper story about him that I think you can appreciate:

Bob Knight Tells Stories of Fishing, Basketball to Joy of Bozeman Crowd

The coach knew this:



About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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