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Contributed photo Gene Provost of Alexandria is shown behind a boat-shaped cart used in the Rapala Fishing Spree promotion at the Rapala warehouse in Eagan.

Alexandrian reels in big prize

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Gene Provost of Alexandria, an avid fisherman, reeled in a big one Tuesday.

He was among five Minnesotans who won the chance to compete in a "shopping spree" at the Rapala warehouse in Eagan on June 23.


Provost netted one of the two top prizes - $5,000 worth of Rapala products.

Here's how it all happened:

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