Two Minnesota fishing legends will be inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wis., in ceremonies at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Northwest Sportshow.

Ted Takasaki, 52, president of Lindy-Little Joe Inc., and longtime pro angler, will be inducted as a Legendary Angler. Takasaki, who lives near Brainerd, began fishing in Illinois, where he grew up. He first fished competitively at a Masters Walleye Circuit tourney on the Illinois River in 1988. He went on to earn more than 30 top-10 finishes in major walleye tournaments.

Larry Bollig, 68, of International Falls, a well-known tournament angler, guide, journalist and lecturer, will be inducted as a Legendary Communicator. Bollig's weekly radio show, "Bear Facts and Fish Tales," ran for 18 years on KSTP AM 1500 before the station dropped it after changing formats.

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