What a catch! Most anglers fish a lifetime and never hook a 30 incher. That was not the case for Nate Nygard guided by Captain Baihly Hontvet this past week.

Nate had never caught a walleye before and boy was he surprised when the first one that grabbed his bait was a 30 INCHER!! What a catch! It even got better; the next day he also caught a 24 inch walleye! Needless to say he is hooked and can’t wait to come back. We have seen some really great fishing so far this summer we can’t wait to see what the rest of the summer has in store. Check out Nate and his catch!

Nate Nygard 30 inch 12.86lb walley.  Guide, Baihly Hontvet

Nate Nygard 30 inch 12.86lb walley. Guide, Baihly Hontvet

 The Scoop
Best fishing has been in 14’-28’ this week on the northern reefs and outside of Pine Island and Zippel Bay. Drifting using 3/8 oz. gold or pink/silver jigs tipped with a minnow or gold, orange or red/white/silver spinners, 2-3 ounce sinker and a leech or night crawler. The current water temperature is 67 degrees.
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