NEAR WI STATE RECORD WALLEYE!!!

12/28/15 @ 11:13 AM
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Capt. Patrick Conger
Capt. Patrick Conger
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Hello everyone, Not sure if anyone covered this but figured I would pass is along. http://www.kare11.com/story/news/2015/12/25/whopper-walleye-netted-in-wisconsin-lake/77911642/ Tight lines, Capt Patrick
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1/7/16 @ 2:02 PM
Fishy1960
Fishy1960
USER since 10/15/15
I saw that picture as well- since it comes from a super deep lake-350feet- there is a chance its fat on Ciscos- but that fish looks like a 12 pounder to me 13 at best. My biggest Eye is a 31.5 incher in the fall on Nelson lake- it was fat and weighed 11 pounds on the head. I'm pretty sure that's a very high estimate-even if it was March it may not be 13# The Bad River tribe has netted 15-16 pounders out of lake Superior- but they were 34 inches and full of spawn. Really hard to believe that weight with the lenth and the picture- buts its a hog no matter what.

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1/7/16 @ 1:05 PM
lakeshiner
lakeshiner
USER since 7/20/09
The one in the article was probably more around 11-12 pounds, just knowing that I've seen fish that length weigh between 10.5 and 11.5 pounds and that one did not have the belly to be any more than that. I used to have an old spring scale as a kid, those things are way off. I know they weren't expecting a big fish but sort of surprised they don't have a digital scale, not very expensive if that is your job.

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1/7/16 @ 9:48 AM
vegas492
vegas492
USER since 5/21/03
State record is 18 pounds. The fish talked about now, from this site, was from a Kurt Justice report on the Vilas County thread. Big fish. But I don't think that is the fish from the thread title. I'm pretty sure the fish from the title admittedly was weighed on a non-certified scale. Doubt it was that heavy. Still a hog, though.

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1/6/16 @ 5:24 PM
samfox
samfox
USER since 3/17/09
On this site, Vilas county lakes page in fishing reports.

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1/5/16 @ 7:43 PM
Fish Hound
Fish Hound
USER since 1/29/02
Where? That's has to have made the news somewhere if it's true!

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1/5/16 @ 6:41 PM
samfox
samfox
USER since 3/17/09
32", 14.94# caught in northern Wisconsin last week, measured and weighed on a certified scale.

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1/1/16 @ 7:52 PM
big mac
big mac
MEMBER since 2/19/02
Walleye27 Ask anybody on here if they believe even half what the DNR says, claims, or it's surveys! I am NOT saying they are lying about the fish, but I caught a 27 1/2" walleye on the Big Chip, and it weighed a bit over 7 1/2#'s. Big Mac

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1/1/16 @ 2:03 PM
Treeshark
Treeshark
USER since 4/5/09
I have no clue how much the walleye actually weighed and not going to claim they are wrong, but if I saw only that picture and were to make a guess at weight, I would guess around 10#. I'm no walleye expert, but I have caught and held multiple 30+ inch fish (in the spring, pre-spawn) and none of them were over 11 lbs.

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1/1/16 @ 9:30 AM
walleye27
walleye27
USER since 1/25/07
machuprogrammer why would a dnr person lie about this fish think about it!!!!!

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12/30/15 @ 3:47 PM
machoprogrammer
machoprogrammer
USER since 1/19/07
Yeah no way that a 32" walleye with that small of a girth is 17.5 lb

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