Trophy tales: BWCA trip leads to big northern

  • Updated: August 13, 2013 - 8:24 PM
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George Altier, 8, Mendota Heights • 40-inch northern • a lake in the Boundary Waters.

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(As told by George’s dad, Tim)

“This was George’s first trip into the BWCA. He was casting a silver spoon on Day 2 when the beast attacked. While George fought the fish, I slowly paddled the canoe into shallow water to land the fish because we didn’t have a landing net. The fish was photographed and released. This is the largest fish that George has ever caught.”

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