Real Or Imagined?

A week ago, I wrote a column in which I questioned the truth of an alleged 58- or 59-inch muskie that had reportedly been caught on Lake Vermilion. To date, I’ve received no verification of that catch. While away on vacation over the past 10 days, I received an e-mail from Paul Pollock, a muskie…
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Wilderness Whirlpool

Grant Cook cools off in a plunge pool in Louisa Falls between Louisa Lake and Agnes Lake in Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park. The falls are a 91-foot cascade between the two lakes, but about 20 feet down from the top, the falls take a short break and collect in a rock-rimmed pool. Sitting or swimming…
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Improving Muskie Action

   Paul Pollock of Tower submitted this photo of a 55-inch muskie he caught recently on Lake Vermilion.   I’m starting to get a few photos of big muskies from anglers, but it seems like the muskie fishing has been challenging this summer. Doug Ellis of Virginia Surplus, who puts on a muskie contest on…
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Big Walleyes On Island Lake

    I was impressed with the number of larger walleyes caught during the Acme Tool Hawg Walleye Contest on Island Lake over the weekend. Greg Privette of Duluth won the event with a 7-13. Todd Haedrich of Saginaw took second with a 7-7 and Tony Fillman of Duluth third with another 7-7. Ann Aultman of…
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Dogs In Action

    Clint Austin/News Tribune Tasha, a yellow Lab owned by Rick Edington of Kettle River, retrieves a duck during a field trial at the Duluth Retriever Club in 2007.  If you want to see some good retrievers in action, swing by the Duluth Retriever Club today (Friday) or Saturday or Sunday. The club is holding…
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