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Harley Howland, a Bloomington, Minn., resident who took a fishing rod construction class through a District 833 Community Education class in Woodbury, Minn., checks to see if his rod's guides are aligned. Forum News Service photo

Getting into pole position for spring

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WOODBURY, Minn. -- Cabin fever was spiking last week in Woodbury.

Anglers eager to wet their lines put the finishing touches on fishing rods they constructed as part of a Community Education class at Central Park.


"I've got spring fever now," said Carly Karjala, a Woodbury woman who attended the class with her husband Brent.

Participants in the class spent about three weeks assembling fishing rods under the instruction of Dave Hanke of River Falls.

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