EVART — Fred Knopf grew up hunting and fishing in Mecosta County and enjoyed every minute of it. Now his hunting and fishing takes him to Osceola County where he resides near Evart and Sears.
And Knopf still enjoys every minute of it. He’s lived in the Sears area for about 28 years. He was born and raised in Big Rapids and grew up on Townline Lake. He grew up in a hunting and fishing family that included seven brothers and one sister. Fred was the second youngest. He currently works at Dean’s Foods where he’s been for 34 years.