Kings of style: Decades of trying to win the Coho Classic finally pays off

For perspective, the 2019 Horizon Bank Coho Classic has been the Hoosier Coho Club’s main event for 45 years; Capt. Rich Sleziak is 42.

‘‘Finally won the damn thing,’’ said Sleziak, who began fishing it at 20. ‘‘Fishing was excellent.’’

On May 5, Sleziak, brother captains Danny and Eric Mock, Kevin Cheeseman and Joe Szymanski won the pro side of the Classic and $12,000 in style, beating Fin Scout, the closest competitor, by more than 65 points.

‘‘It was…

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