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Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
August 14, 2019

            Grae Buck decided to try to make a living as a professional fisherman after winning the a three-day event on the Potomac River in October of 2015. Buck, who

Grae Buck, 29, has earned more than $202,000 as a comp-

petitive fisherman.  The Harleysville resident has made a 

living catching small mouth and spotted bass on the Fish-

League Worldwide Tour.

received a $65,000 in cash and prizes, waited unit the following spring to quit his job at a nationally recognized environmental consulting firm in Doylestown.

            "I love fishing," he said. "There's nothing like more being on the water and chasing bass. I figured it was now or never."

            Since 2014, Buck has earned $202,646 in prize money. On Saturday, Aug. 5, the Harleysville resident who is moving to Green Lane captured the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division tournament on Oneida Lake in upstate New York. He earned $5,471 and 250 points in the Northeast Division presented by Gajo Baits standings after catching five bass weighing 16 pounds, 13 ounces. Buck, a three-year veteran of the Fishing League Worldwide Tour, has posted four tournament victories and 12 top-10 finishes in 67 events. 
            "I never knew I had what it takes to become a professional fisherman," he said. "But things just snowballed."

            A 2008 graduate of Boyertown High School who ...

August 14, 2019

            Zach Rozanski displays patience on the golf course. He's not likely to turn one bad shot into three, according to John Brittain, the head coach of Upper

Zach Rozanski chips onto a green during practise

on Monday.  The senior is expected to be one of 

Upper Perkiomen's top scorers.

Perkiomen's golf team.

            Rozanski is one of two seniors expected to score regularly for the Indians, who are scheduled to open their Pioneer Athletic Conference on Monday against Pope John Paul II at Macoby Run. Juniors Zach Gehman and Soren Svanson are their only other returning scorers.

            "We're in a rebuilding mode," said Brittain, whose team lost six seniors to graduation. "This is a young group, and I don't mind having a young team."

            According to coach, Rozanski should be the team's top scorer. The player relies on a patient approach and a calm demeanor to mitigate mistakes. Rozanski says his father taught him a bogey is better than a triple-bogey.

            "If Zach gets in trouble, he's not going to try and hit the hero shot," Brittain said of Rozanski, adding that the player has turned his drives from a weakness into strength. "He may not always have the best swing, but he's able to turn in a decent score."

            The junior spent the summer working on his game. He played twice a week with his grandfather on local courses such as Raven's Claw in Limerick, Linfield National Golf Club in Royersford, Twins Ponds in Gilbertsville, Hickory Valley in New Hanover and ...



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