Monica Wright, Eden Prairie • 32.5-inch tiger muskie • Lake Nokomis

Just after saying it had been a boring day (May 22) on the water, Wright, above, got a hit. Trolling with a purple Rapala and using her new pink Pflueger President reel on 10 lbs. mono line, Wright fought through two runs for her biggest catch ever.

BASS? HOW 'BOUT A WALLEYE

Brittany Wilson of Otsego was bass fishing with a bright neon yellow artificial lure when she landed this healthy 24-inch walleye.

 

LIGHT LINE, HEAVY NORTHERN

Paul Baker of Minnetristra caught this 42-inch northern on Saganaga Lake (Cook County). Fishing with an ultralight with 4” test line, Baker was reeling in a small walleye when the northern hit it. He released both fish.

 

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