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walleyematt

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I have never had a scale along to weigh them but i have gotten a FAT 28" and one well over 28 that i didnt have either a tape or scale for.

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2 30.5 inchers in the same day, they were both nice and fat.

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I have 5 between 29" and 29 7/8ths" with none touching that 30 inch mark yet. Heaviest one I caught was last fall...a really thick, fat 28.5" that I'm sure was over 10. Have never put a scale to any of them. Still searching for that 30"+++...maybe this is the year?!

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ive got a 10lb 4oz that went 33 1/3", a 9lb 3oz, an 8lb 8oz and a 7lb 8oz

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26.5" fishing for crappies early ice.

Nice fight on 2lb line and a spring bobbe rod!

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10 pound 8oz 30" prespawn female from Lake of the Woods. I put her back to grow some more.

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26" Pre Spawn it was very chunky!

Still hoping for the 30+ soon..

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29' for me and also put her back for some one else to enjoy

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31.5, 30.5, and a 30 all in the same night a few years ago. I would have liked to hook into on of those the last two days in the tourney on Leech, but nothing over 25.75

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30" and 30.25" both caught on Gull Lake last May. Nice fat fish that are hopefully still swimming in the lake.

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I got thin 28.5" that only weighed in at 6.2 from Mille Lacs. My heaviest was a 28" that was probably 8.5 from a small creek in the fall. I got 2 27.5" 'eyes on the same trip on the same spot in Canada last summer.

Still need my first 30"

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30.5 is my PB so far I am waiting to catch that bonafide fish in the teens still which I may spend the rest of my life chasing.

Tunrevir~

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29 1/4 that weighed a whopping 7.5 pounds. It was the leanest fish I've seen. CPR

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11.5 pound pre spawn eye from pool 4 on the Mississippi. She is still swimming.

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29". Must have been soon after spawn on opener in '08, pretty skinny. CPR'd and hope to catch her again soon.

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29" on Lake Vermilion. 28" on Lake Bemidji. Multiple 27"+ fish on Leech Lake. All of them released. Like others, still waiting for the elusive 30" grin

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29.5 last summer, 28 ice fishing, 27 so far this summer. All released.....

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27.5" 8 1/4 lbs. ice fishing the night before my 29th birthday, that was a while ago... It was the first big fish I ever caught had no camera & was by myself, so I took it home to show people. Didn't actually think it was as big as it was, when I found out I hung it on the wall. The next one will have to be 30" or awfully close, depends on the situation.

Put a 26" back last summer, but have not caught a lot of big fish in my life. Slow start for me this year.

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