Trophy tales: Muskie times two

  • Updated: August 7, 2013 - 7:14 AM

Doubling up on muskies were (clockwise from top left)  Jackson Utermarck of Fairmont, Minn.; Randy Soma of Brookings, S.D.; guide Matt Seifert and Braeden Lueders of Brookings.

Randy Soma, Brookings, S.D.• 51.5-inch muskie •Lake Vermilion


“We had great success on Lake Vermilion trolling for muskies. We hired guide Matt Seifert from Musky Mercenary Guide Service to guide us for two days. Our group caught a total of seven muskies. The highlight was catching two at the same time. My 51.5-inch fish hit first, and we were able to net her just as the leader broke. During that time, a second 46-inch muskie hit Braeden Lueders’ lure as it was motionless on the surface. Matt was able to land both fish in the same net, creating memories that will last a lifetime.”


Grace Swiggum, 8, of Hopkins caught this 17-inch largemouth bass on Shirt Lake near Deerwood.


Chaucer Countryman, 10, of Minnetonka caught and released this 18-inch largemouth bass on Lake Minnetonka with a rod and reel he won at a Fur Fin & Feather Club outing. “The fish was diving and moving all over the place, and my new rod worked great,” he reported.

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Boston - LP: R. De La Rosa 0 FINAL
Toronto - WP: M. Stroman 8
San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson 1 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: C. Hamels 2
Texas - LP: C. Lewis 2 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: B. McCarthy 4
Houston - LP: S. Feldman 1 FINAL
Oakland - WP: J. Samardzija 13
Miami - WP: H. Alvarez 3 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: C. Kimbrel 2
San Diego - WP: T. Ross 13 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson 3
NY Mets - LP: D. Gee 1 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: M. Garza 9
Chicago WSox - WP: H. Noesi 5 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 2
Cleveland 1 Top 14th Inning
Kansas City 1
Detroit 4 Top 6th Inning
LA Angels 3
Baltimore 4 Top 8th Inning
Seattle 0
Montreal 1 FINAL
Real Salt Lake 3
Calgary 26 0:44
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
New York 82 1st OT 0:23
Seattle 80
Phoenix 75 4th Qtr
Los Angeles 61
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