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Muskie released 40-inch minimum

• 52 inches—Jim Hejlik, Fordville, N.D., lake near Vermilion Bay, Ont.

Walleye released 25-inch minimum

• 27 inches—Randy Mundt, Fargo, Devils Lake.

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

Walleye kept 8-pound minimum

• 31½ inches (10-plus pounds)—Bryan Mason, Grand Forks, Lake of the Woods.

• 8 pounds, 9 ounces—Michael Schindele, Tolna, N.D., Tolna Dam.

Report your big fish tales to Brad Dokken at, by phone at (701) 780-1148 or toll-free (800) 477-6572 ext. 1148, 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 a reporter and editor of the Herald's Sunday Northland Outdoors pages. 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.  A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 

(701) 780-1148