Brian Castro, Inver Grove Heights • 50-inch fish muskie • Lake of the Woods

The muskie pictured wasn’t the biggest fish that Brian Castro caught during a recent stay at Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge at the Northwest Angle. Fishing a rocky island complex near the lodge, Castro caught this muskie and a 51-inch muskie within a 20-minute span around 8 p.m.

Girl power: Emma Hughes, of White Bear Lake, caught this 27-inch, 5½-pound walleye on Saturday on the Lake of the Woods.

 

Proud youngster: Will Moertel, age 9, of Minneapolis, caught this 16-inch smallmouth bass on Lower Whitefish Lake in the Brainerd area last week.

 

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