Nice fish

Duluth News Tribune

We’d love to hear about your nice fish. To get your fish listed:

  • E-mail it to outdoors@duluthnews.com

  • Call the News Tribune at (218) 723-5322 or (800) 456-8282.

    Be sure to list the angler’s name, hometown, the body of water where the fish was caught and its weight in pounds and ounces, or, if it was released, its length in inches. We also need your name and daytime phone number in case we have questions.

    Also, send us your big-fish photos. The photos must feature recent catches. Be sure to identify people in the photo and tell us where the fish was caught. E-mail the photos to outdoors@duluthnews.

    com. Use JPEG format.

    Walleye release

    28-inch minimum

    31 Steve Wiskerchen, McHenry, Ill., Basswood Lake, Packsack Canoe Trips, Ely

    30½ Mike Berg, Grand Marais, Saganaga Lake, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    30 Monica Jozwiak, Terre Haute, Ind., Lake Vermilion, Everett Bay Lodge, Tower

    29 Leigh Kinnamon, Lake Barrington, Ill., Lake Vermilion, Pehrson Lodge, Cook

    29 Tom Leider, Duluth, Saganaga Lake, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    29 Dave Greeman, Duluth, Northern Light Lake, Ontario, Canada, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    29 Steve Foster, Indianapolis, Northern Light Lake, Ontario, Canada, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    29 Steve Horeck, Winona, Minn., Burntside Lake, Skube’s Bait & Tackle, Ely

    28½ Andy Greeman, Eden Prairie, Minn., Northern Light Lake, Ontario, Canada, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    28 Frank DuRocher, Edina, Minn., Northern Light Lake, Ontario, Canada, Seagull Creek Fishing Camp, Grand Marais

    28 David Foster, Monterey, Calif., Basswood Lake, Voyageur North Outfitters, Ely

    Walleye

    8-0 pounds minimum

    9-4 Ella Nappa, Ely, Burntside Lake, Babe’s Bait & Tackle, Ely

    Northern release

    31-inch minimum

    40 Joe Smith, Grimes, Iowa, Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    39 Terry Watson, Queen Creek, Ariz., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    39 Richard Watson, Queen Creek, Ariz., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    38 Jimmy Hansen, Queen Creek, Ariz., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    38 Ryan Boeseneilers, Hammond, Wis., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    37 Sam Ebenreiter, Chaska, Minn., Basswood Lake, Packsack Canoe Trips, Ely

    32 Tommy Dowden, Greenfield, Ind., Shagawa Lake, Spirit of the Wilderness, Ely

    Smallmouth bass release

    16-inch minimum

    20¼ Tommy Dowden, Greenfield, Ind., Shagawa Lake, Spirit of the Wilderness, Ely

    20 Jerry Hoppis, Choctaw, Okla., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    20 Bruce Taylor, Yukon, Oka., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    19¾ Larry Rounsaville, Tucson, Ariz., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    19 Chris Barton, Franklinton, N.C., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    18 Laurie Shray, Cottage Grove, Minn., White Iron Lake, Spirit of the Wilderness, Ely

    18 Missy Kooyman, Cottage Grove, Minn., Shagawa Lake, Great Outdoors, Ely

    18 Brian Hoeg, Winthrop Harbor, Ill., Lake Vermilion, Everett Bay Lodge, Tower

    18 Monica Jozwiak, Terre Haute, Ind., Lake Vermilion, Everett Bay Lodge, Tower

    17 Kathy Drewek, Irma, Wis., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    16¼ Jack Shoen, Plymouth, Minn., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    16 Colin Ruther, Wheatfield, Ind., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    16 Tyler Gatz, Waunakee, Wis., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    16 Ed Moreno, Waunakee, Wis., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    Largemouth bass release

    18-inch minimum

    19 Rich Fisher, Superior, Simms Lake, Gordon

    18½ Chris Durand, Mapleton, Ill., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    18 David Jozwiak, Terre Haute, Ind., Lake Vermilion, Everett Bay Lodge, Tower

    Crappie release

    13-inch minimum

    14 Sean Torgrude, Tucson, Ariz., Crane Lake, Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

    Muskie Release

    36-inch minimum

    52 Jeremy Johnson, Eveleth, Lake Vermilion, Whispering Winds Resort, Cook

    50 Ray L. Wilkens, California City, Calif., Lake Vermilion, Whispering Winds Resort, Cook

    46¾ Tim Smith, Hammond, Wis., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    46½ Terry Watson, Queen Creek, Ariz., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    46 Craig Burton, Madison, Wis., Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    44¼ Joe Smith, Grimes, Iowa, Lake Vermilion, Spring Bay Resort, Cook

    43 Brian Hoeg, Winthrop Harbor, Ill., Lake Vermilion, Everett Bay Lodge, Tower

    36 Steve Gribble, San Diego, Calif., Lake Superior, Superior entry

    Lake trout release

    30-inch minimum

    44 Brian M. Bergson, St. Paul, Lake Superior, Isle Royale

    40 Todd Carlson, Superior, Lake Superior, Apostle Islands, Bayfield

    Lake trout

    8-0 pound minimum

    13-8 Jerry Lassila, Ely, Snowbank Lake, Great Outdoors, Ely

    9-1 Flossie Swanson, Delta Junction, Alaska, Burntside Lake, Babe’s Bait & Tackle, Ely

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