Rob Scott of Crane Lake, Minn., holds a lake trout he caught Feb. 8 on Lac La Croix, a Minnesota-Ontario border lake northeast of Crane Lake. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources enforcement officers, working in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, have confiscated the fish. The Ontario MNR is investigating to determine whether the fish was caught legally. Submitted photo
Possible record catch could land Minnesota angler in trouble
DULUTH — A potential ice fishing world-record lake trout caught by a northern Minnesota man earlier this month has been confiscated from a Duluth taxidermist by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The catch is under investigation by enforcement officials with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, officials with the agency said.
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