Chelle Smith of Carmel, Ind., caught and released this 28¾ -inch walleye -- the biggest of her life -- recently while fishing Leech Lake. “She grew up in Minnesota, but has been long since gone, so it was a real treat to see her reel this one in,” said her cousin, Derik Zimmel of Grand Forks, who submitted the photo. “She remembered to hold it out for the picture, though!”

Do you have a photo you’d like to share with Herald readers? Send jpeg photos Brad Dokken at or mail a photo to 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.

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