Skip to main content

Finally...

Finally...
Finally...Broke the 30" Barrier

Jason Grahek

East Bethel MN



After catching numerous 28" walleyes, I finally broke the 30" barrier. I typically fish at our cabin for 2 hours or less at a crack, and have been putting some very good fish in the boat this year. I knew this fish was special as soon as I set the hook. I was fishing with a crawler and plain hook, and I felt "the walleye bump" and fed the fish some line. When I set the hook I could feel the weight and after a second or two, the fish took a good run. I played the fish in over a minute or two fight...from one side of the boat to the other...and then I got it in the net. It was a quick measurement, a photo, and then sent it back to catch her later. Very satisfying endeavor.

Species: Walleye

Date Caught: 06/09/2012




Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 30 1/8"

Recommended


Weight:

Lure / Bait used: Bait | Nightcrawler

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

Recent Videos

In-Fisherman Magazine Covers Print and Tablet Versions

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

Buy Digital Single Issues

Magazine App Logo

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the In-Fisherman App

Other Magazines

See All Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top In-Fisherman stories delivered right to your inbox.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All In-Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Enjoying What You're Reading?

Get a Full Year
of Guns & Ammo
& Digital Access.

Offer only for new subscribers.

Subscribe Now