As I left the cabin following my meetings with the Freshwater Fishing Hall-of-Fame Selection Committee, I could not have been in higher spirits. Our committee had selected a great group of new inductees in the Hall-of-Fame, all worthy of this highest honor, and I was returning home with lots of positive momentum. My good mood was shattered as I received news that, only hours after leaving the north woods, Bobby Jennaro -- chef, dedicated angler, fishing companion, friend, younger brother of my sister's husband -- had suddenly collapsed and died in the cabin kitchen. He was only
To say that this came out of the blue and that we are shocked beyond words does not convey our emotions. He was not a professional fishermen but I don't know anyone who enjoyed fishing more than he did. Rest in peace, Bobby ... and I hope that where you're at there are steaks on the grill and that you are hooked up to a big one. God bless you and your family in this tragic hour.
-- Dr. Todd