51" Muskie

51" Muskie

Quinn Leonard

Reading MI



On a fishing trip to Lake St. Clair with my dad and grandpa, we spent an afternoon trying to catch each of our first muskie! Within a few hours of trolling, we had all landed a fish. My turn was up and one of our middle rods got hammered! I knew it was a big fish by the way it was pulling out line and there was nothing I could do to stop it! After a long and exciting fight, this monster was in the boat! Words can't describe my excitement! We spent several minutes reviving her in the muskie tank, took a few quick measurements (51 inches long 21 1/2 inch girth) and put her back to swim another day!


Species:

Date Caught: 07/31/2013


Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 51


Weight: 31

Lure / Bait used: Lure |

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