Big risk in a small town

Park Falls, WI – One of the many programs of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, based in Hayward, Wisc., is recognizing individuals, organizations and institutions who have made significant and lasting contributions to the sport and heritage of freshwater fishing.

That criteria certainly applies to St. Croix’s Gordon Schluter.

“Gordon Schluter’s impact on the fishing world did not revolve around his fishing prowess,” Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Induction Committee Chairman, Tim Lesmeister. “His significance focused on his wisdom and ability to create a climate that would foster the best in a business. This is why St. Croix Rod is a leader in the industry today.