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Sound fishy? Duluth man creates app for that

Duluth's Greg Bambenek, 64, has developed an app designed to attract fish called TalkWithFish for iPhones, iPads and iPods that allows anglers to play sounds underwater with an attached speaker. The sounds include bass crunching crayfish, bluegills chomping beetles and even herring flatulence.
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Duluth's Greg Bambenek, 64, has developed an app designed to attract fish called TalkWithFish for iPhones, iPads and iPods that allows anglers to play sounds underwater with an attached speaker. The sounds include bass crunching crayfish, bluegills chomping beetles and even herring flatulence.

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