• GUESTS

    If You  want access  to member only forums on FM, You will need to Sign-in or  Sign-Up now .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member.

  • Join In - We Share Fishing Reports & Outdoor Information Here

     
      You know what we all love...

      The same things you do!!!! Share what you love & enjoy in the outdoors as well as thank those whose posts you 'appreciate.'

      Have Fun!!!

Kettle

Nd Record!

Recommended Posts

gimruis

Supposedly this fish was snagged.  I am reading online at various sources that it may be prohibited from state record certification.

  • Sad 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
rundrave
1 hour ago, gimruis said:

Supposedly this fish was snagged.  I am reading online at various sources that it may be prohibited from state record certification.

 

Where are you seeing this reported?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
huntnfish

Definitely a huge fish. I don’t know if it was snagged or not but there are a couple videos that look like a hook being removed from the back of the fish. Kind of tough to tell for sure from the videos though. If you go to the ND game and fish Facebook page you can find them. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

where are these videos? Game and fish said not snagged. hmmmm. 

  • Thumbs Up 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

Volk, a community prevention specialist for the state Department of Human Services and also a member of the Lincoln city council, asked to put to rest a rumor that he snagged the fish. He hooked the fish in the mouth, he said, and it wrapped itself in line as it fought. The mouth hook was certified by Game and Fish, Volk said. A snagged fish would not count as a record.

  • Thumbs Up 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gimruis

Guess we'll just wait and see if it gets verified as the state record.  If it does, case settled.  If not, then we'll know it was not caught legally.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

The mouth hook was certified by Game and Fish,

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
huntnfish

https://m.facebook.com/ndgnf/photos/a.370138183344609/829953640696392/?type=3

 

Here is the Facebook post. You’ll have to scroll through the comments to find the video. I don’t know if it was snagged or not. The hook very easily could have come out of the mouth in the net and the fish rolled into it. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

The mouth hook was certified by Game and Fish.  LOL    

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

I feel like I am repeating myself... 😂

  • Thumbs Up 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
huntnfish

I understand it was certified. I simply stated that I saw a video that shows what looks to be a hook in the back of the fish. And then you asked where this video was at so I posted the link to the video. It doesn’t matter to me if it was snagged or not. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

:)  tight lines. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gimruis

The ND Game & Fish is investigating the issue of it being snagged.  This is according to the Bismarck Tribune.

 

I'm not saying it was snagged.  And no one would try to snag one with a single jigged hook.  However, the fish could have missed the jig, he set the hook, and then it was hooked outside the mouth.  If that is the case, it would prohibit it from being a state record.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

what is the date on the article and can you put it on here? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gimruis

Its from a week ago.  The forum won't allow me to post the link of the website.  Maybe there is already something more recent on it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

cant find anywhere that it is not legit. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eyeguy 54

just call game and fish. they have a few more interviews to do so yes it is still under investigation. The certification earlier might hold up, it might not. drama... lol  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gimruis

https://www.sidneyherald.com/national/news/man-absolutely-disappointed-as-north-dakota-rejects-his-walleye-as/article_e6e4145a-f653-5486-91dd-f59bf985bc04.html

 

Looks like it will not count even though the angler claims it was a legal catch. I don’t know what to think on this. I don’t know the guy and I really have to trust the game & fish departments findings.

  • Thumbs Up 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
brittman
Quote

May 13, 2019

Big Walleye Does Not Qualify as State Record

 

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has completed an investigation into the 16-pound, 9-ounce walleye taken April 21 from the Heart River, and based on evidence provided, department officials have concluded the fish was foul-hooked, and therefore cannot be recognized as a state record.

 

To qualify as a state record, a fish must be harvested in accordance with rules for recreational fishing.

Anglers can visit the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov, to see a complete list of state record fish requirements.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
leech~~
On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:40 AM, gimruis said:

Supposedly this fish was snagged.  I am reading online at various sources that it may be prohibited from state record certification.

 

Well you called it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Wheres_Walter
      Caught a dozen on frazer tonight.  All on rainbows.    Jigs and lindys equally productive.  All 11-15” fish caught in  10-12 fow
    • bassbouncer
      Yep he worked for me a few years ago. He had moved to Arizona a awhile ago and hadn’t worked for Timbuktu since. 
    • delcecchi
      I just heard (way late) that Louis Watt, of Cook, a Technician at Timbutktu Marine,  was in a bad motorcycle wreck down down in Arizona this winter.    He has a caring bridge and gofund me sites and a facebook page for those who might be interested.     https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/louiewatt https://www.gofundme.com/louis-watt https://www.facebook.com/louie.watt              
    • bfisherman11
      John, Glad to see you posting. I will be up with my new Lowe FM165 July 22nd. Can't wait. Bill
    • Tom Sawyer
      http://knsiradio.com/news/local-news/no-wake-zones-area-lakes For the love of God, enough rain already !!! But, night crawler and shroom picking has been good ☺
    • PRO-V
      I went through it years ago and it pays to have a letter signed by the mother and you may even want to bring birth certificate to play it safe.
    • Knowknot
      Thanks phish and gunner, I just thought that someone might open up on this site and let us know. Anyway that's good information and thanks again...
    • Tony C
      Hi All: I am bringing my son and dad to Aikens Lake in Manitoba this summer. My son (Joe) is 5 and has an active passport, however someone suggested I might need extra documentation for the border crossing since my wife will not be with us and consequently only 1 of Joe's 2 legal guardians will be with him as he crosses the border.   Does anyone know? I looked online some and it sounded like a letter signed by the mother and a witness was suggested but not required. I couldn't tell for sure and wondered if anyone knows or has gone thru it before?  Appreciate any help.    Thanks, Tony
    • Darrell Larson
      He is still very active with his guiding on Vermilion.
    • Rick
      Water remains dangerously cold, life jackets a necessity Memorial Day weekend signals the start of the summer boating season, but boaters should keep in mind water temperatures remain spring-like. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges boaters to wear life jackets no matter the water temperature or season, but it’s especially important this time of year, when wearing a life jacket is the one action that significantly increases the chances of surviving a fall into cold water.  Though temperatures continue to rise, water temperatures across the state generally are around the 50-degree mark, which is cold enough to cause a gasp reflex and incapacitate even the strongest swimmers in less than one minute. “Cold water affects everyone the same – it reduces your swimming abilities,” said Lisa Dugan, boating safety representative with the DNR. “Even the most experienced swimmers will have trouble within seconds of an unexpected fall into cold water. Wearing a life jacket gives you a fighting chance to get your head above water, stay calm instead of panicking, and call for help before hypothermia sets in.” In Minnesota, more than one-third of boating fatalities occur on cold water, and accident records show the victims are disproportionately male. Of the 14 people involved in boating fatalities in the state last year, all were male. And during the past decade, there’s been a trend that men between the ages of 20 and 60 are the most likely to drown while boating and are the least likely to be wearing a life jacket. “It’s pretty clear that wearing a life jacket could easily prevent a significant percentage of boating deaths,” Dugan said. Before the first launch of the season, anglers are also reminded to review boating regulations, inspect their watercraft and gear, enlist a mechanic to check exhaust systems for potential carbon monoxide leaks, and verify motorboats are equipped with the following: U.S. Coast Guard-approved wearable life jackets for each person onboard (children under 10 must wear a properly fitting life jacket while underway). A throwable flotation device on boats 16 feet or longer. A horn or a whistle. Type B, U.S. Coast Guard-approved fire extinguisher. Navigation lights in working order. Valid boat registration, with numbers visible. Watercraft can be registered in person at any deputy registrar of motor vehicles, at the DNR License Center in St. Paul, or online at mndnr.gov/licenses. Further details, including boater education requirements and information on preventing carbon monoxide poisoning while boating, can be found at mndnr.gov/boatingsafety. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.