The fishing season is the first greenlighted by state officials since 1992.
Burbot – also known as eelpout – aren’t just a big deal in Walker, Minn., during (eelpoutfestival.com)Even with the dramatic comeback of walleyes on Leech Lake in the last decade, a decades-long homage to another species that is a far cry from the state fish has had a lot to do with putting the lake on the national/international map. Since…
The ‘pout was 33 inches long with a girth of 23-7/8 inches
The fish was 33 inches long and had a girth of 24 inches.