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Walleye released 25-inch minimum

• 27 inches—Scott Sinner, Duluth, Devils Lake.

• 26 inches—Roland Boucher, Erskine, Minn., Lake of the Woods.

Northern pike released 32-inch minimum

• 42 inches—Peg Powers, Marshalltown, Iowa, Devils Lake.

• 33 inches—Ben Koppelman, West Fargo, Devils Lake.

Northern pike kept 20-pound minimum

• 22 pounds, 10 ounces—Paula Price, Marshalltown, Iowa, Devils Lake.

• 21 pounds, 7 ounces—Dean Duddeck, Beloit, Wis., Devils Lake.

• 20 pounds, 1 ounce—John Erickson, Detroit Lakes, Minn., Devils Lake.

Walleye kept 8-pound minimum

• 8 pounds, 11 ounces—Paul Bjornson, Devils Lake, Devils Lake.

White bass kept 3-pound minimum

• 3 pounds, 4 ounces—Maggie Stiles, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Devils Lake.

Report your big fish tales to Brad Dokken at, by phone at (701) 780-1148 or toll-free (800) 477-6572 ext. 148, or mail to Brad Dokken, c/o The Grand Forks Herald, 375 Second Ave. N., Box 6008, Grand Forks ND 58206-6008. Please include the angler's town of residence and whether the fish was kept or released.

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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