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Tim_Anderson

10 days of pictures!

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Ok Rainy River forum addicts...I posted reports from up on the Rainy. Now here's the pictures. I fished with alot of great guys. Good fishermen, who caught some great big fish. Lots of great memories were made. Hope you enjoy...

P.J. Brennan with a 29 incher

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Now this guy had a great couple of days. Lauren Dorweiler caught numerous walleyes larger than 26 inches...here's the highlights. The first picture is his new personal best, a 31 incher.

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Here's Gary Gutenkauf with a fat 61 inch sturgeon, and some more sturgies they caught.

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Can you believe this? Tony Hanson caught 37 sturgeon in about 5 hours! He caught the biggest ever in my boat...67 x 29! The gut was like a huge tube of sausage! According to DNR tables, it weighed 88 pounds. Here's Tony.....

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Next comes Steve Holbrook with his new personal best "just a hair short of 30" walleye.

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And another big one!

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Steve caught big sturgeon too!

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Steve's nephew Matt with his new PB walleye at 30 inches. Congrats Matt!

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Matt and I holding a big fat sturgie he caught on walleye tackle.

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Brad Engel with his new PB walleye at 31 inches! Brad caught this fish just a couple of hours after he caught his previous PB of 28 inches. If this fish doesn't look as big, keep in mind Brad is a giant of a man at 6 foot 5 inches.

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Brad's partner Jim with a big sturgeon.

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Longtime friend Jim VanDuyn with a big 30 incher. He and I doubled simultaneously, but mine was (only!) 27 inches. This was the culmination of a 176 fish day!

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Mark and Scott Gilbert with a couple of nice eyes...

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And last of all, me, with my best of the trip walleye at just under 29 inches. Hope you didn't find this too redundant. I wanted to get everyone included. Good luck to everyone headed up to the Rainy.

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Tim_Anderson

Sorry about the pictures being different sizes. I must have done something goofy when I sized them. Will try to do better next time!

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ANYFISH

Tim, looks like you helped to put a lot of smiles on their faces, a testimate to your guiding. We anchored near you on the 4th when you where guiding Tony (I believe), and boy he didn't get to relax to long before catching another sturgeon. He must have been one tired fella after that day.

Thanks for the reports and good luck the rest of the year.

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hanson

Awesome!!

I can't believe I'm taking this year off from heading up there. \:\(

Next year I think I'll have to head up earlier for the walleye bite though!

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muc33

Great pictures and great smiles, those equal some great memories you helped create!!! Awesome job! Love the photo's! If you don't mind, I am going to share some of your really good light photo's with my taxidermist who is doing my LOTW walleye from Mid March.

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GSB Ice Man

Hey Tim,

Is Scott Gilbert from the St. Stephan area??

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fisherdog19

Those are some nice eyes; I've always wanted to head up there and give her a try. I may have to next year!

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Tim_Anderson

CC,

Yeah he is. He and his dad fished with me on Saturday. You know him?

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Tim_Anderson

Peter,

This year sure was awesome. Let me know if I can help you next year.

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Team Otter

Great pictures Tim!

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Northlander

I love how healthy they all look this time of year. The white fins and bellies are awesome along with the golden skin.

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