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Walleye Really This Big?

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Agronomist_at_IA

I seen on JR's Facebook they had a pic of a tournament on upper red.  It showed a #8, #12.6, #14.4 and a #15 walleye......I thinking this was some kinda joke....can anyone enlighten me. When I talked to a guide a year or so ago I asked him how many #10 walleye he seen come out of upper red......he said he hadn't seen one since he started to guide.

 

 

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ozzie

I am gonna go out on a limb here and say they did not catch a 15 pound walleye on Upper Red in MN.

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leech~~

Wow, it would be interesting to see if the big winners Cory, Justin and Dave all drove down from Canada together and where they hide the fish to get across the boarder?  🤔  😆

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creepworm

I do not believe that is from Red. It shows sunny's under the smallest fish and according to the DNR, there are none in Red.

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kelly-p

I never go to the south shore so I'm definitely not an expert but I think this is some type of "contest" where you draw a piece of paper out of a bowl or something like that and the "weight" of your "fish" is written on the paper. A few years back there were Illegal northerns listed in one of JR's "contests" and the CO's looked into it and found that it was just some type drawing.

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Agronomist_at_IA

That makes sense.......I think eventually upper red could turn out some 10lb fish. I pretty much figured this was a joke.

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monstermoose78

I caught a skinny 33 inch walleye out of red lake back during the crappie boom. I will get the photo as it hit a big airplane jig. I wanted to get a pike jigging.

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Agronomist_at_IA

That be cool to see

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