Big Mouth Billy Bass thwarts tackle shop burglary


The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office repors an apparent burglary at the Hooked On Fishing Shop in Rochester, Minn. was thwarted by a novelty bass singing “Take Me to The River.” The Big Mouth Billy Bass was found on the floor after the intruder knocked it down while breaking in. Billy Bass  “took one for the team,” said Sgt. Tom Claymon “There were plenty of things to take but nothing was missing … other than Billy’s pride.” Mnpls Star-Tribune.