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BRAD DOKKEN: The day I caught a 'blue walleye'

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I’d heard of “blue walleyes” but had never seen one of the remarkably colored fish until last week. …

When I caught one.


I was fishing with Andy Datko of Gilbert, Minn.; Jon Penheiter of Rosemount, Minn.; and Bob Lessard of St. Paul on a small, remote lake north of Fort Frances, Ont., when I caught the bluish-colored walleye.

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Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken is editor of the Herald's Northland Outdoors section and also works as a copy editor and page designer. Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and joined the Herald staff in 1989. He worked as a copy editor in the features and news departments before becoming outdoors editor in 1998. He also writes a blog called Compass Points. A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 
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