Zachary Wood, 10, Crary, N.D., caught this 14½-inch perch March 25 on Devils Lake. The fish qualified for the Game and Fish Department’s Whopper Club and weighed 1.87 pounds. Zachary is the son of Steve and Erin Wood of Crary.
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.