A contraption built from a tire chain Ė the type used for traveling on snowy roads Ė was recently pulled from the bottom of a lake near San Diego by a couple of anglers practicing for a tournament. Some who've seen it up close think it's a device built for retrieving lost lures, but others believe its purpose is to hold pre-caught fish for later pick-up on tournament day.
To read the story, click here. At the bottom is a link to an opinion piece by veteran Western scribe George Kramer, who competed in a tournament at the lake just days later and got a first-hand look at the contraption. He believes the thing was fashioned with nefarious intent.