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Trophy Room: Ian Babcock releases 26½-inch walleye on Lake of the Woods

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Ian Babcock with his 26½-inch walleye.

Ian Babcock, 9, of Williams, Minn., released this 26½-inch walleye Saturday, Jan. 16, on Lake of the Woods. He is a third-grader at Warroad Elementary School.

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Do you have a fishing photo you’d like to share with Herald readers? Send jpeg photos to Brad Dokken at bdokken@gfherald.com. Please include the person’s name, town of residence and whether the fish was kept or released.

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Brad Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and has been the Grand Forks Herald's outdoors editor since 1998.

Besides his role as an outdoors writer, Dokken has an extensive background in northwest Minnesota and Canadian border issues and provides occasional coverage on those topics.

Reach him at bdokken@gfherald.com, by phone at (701) 780-1148 or on Twitter at @gfhoutdoor.
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