The one that didn't get away held an unlikely surprise for a Texas man. The blue-stoned class ring of Joe Richardson, engraved with his name, turned up inside an 8-pound bass 21 years after he lost it while fishing on Lake Sam Rayburn.
"My first reaction was - you gotta be kidding," he said Wednesday.
"This ring and no other,
was made by the Elves,
who'd pawn their own mother,
to grab it themselves..."