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NET WORTH - After a lifetime in a changing fishery, Mike and Rob Maxwell remain purveyors of a lost art.

He rarely stops moving. Keeping up with him requires one to pace. When tasked with writing about LFS Marine & Outdoor manager Mike Maxwell, John Freeman, his right hand man, told me, "Good luck, I hope you brought your roller skates." Constantly besieged by customers, some in a state of personal emergency, Maxwell, 55, helms the shop, often talking to them in person with a phone in one hand and a line, mid-splice, in the other.
 
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Community

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