The Horse Shoe Kid

Landon Hoffman

Bemidji Minnesota

During the winter of 2012 I started my year catching my biggest walleye with my buddy Tyler. He is one of my good fishing buddy's. With him over the winter i caught 5 walleyes over 28in. Then i got a 30in walleye after my buddy drilled a hole in the middle of the lake and said, this is the hole we are getting a mounter walleye out of. Later that night we did. After i caught it about 2 months later my mom told me about your master angler award i looked it up and found out i couldn't apply for my 30 in walleye because it was a over the one month period. So we figured to start the year trying to get another big walleye instead i hooked in to this big girl and she was a fighter gave me a run for my money and finally got it netted we pulled it out measured it 3 times not believing that it was 40in but each time it came as 40 and got the girth and let her go. I thought about mounting it but figured i could always get a replica.

Species: Northern Pike

Date Caught: 05/12/2012

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 40


Lure / Bait used: Lure | blue clack n rap size 08 Rapala

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