Pay back is a fish for me at this point in my life. I am buried deep into primary research that consists of things that I love.

In August I instructed university students in fly fishing history, ethics, and casting. I have traveled to Lake Superior’s North Shore seeking Pink Salmon and Longnose Suckers. I have played host to people visiting Winona by introducing to the Mighty Mississippi’s backwaters by canoe. I have taught countless university students how to use web publishing software.

Today I caught and one of my “Mythical” species. The Gar.

Heath Sershen, Winona, Minnesota, celebrates life by catching a Gar.