Caught one roughly 20 yrs ago on the channel edge next to spoils island through the ice. It was 3rd biggest in the state that year (I think it was 9 lb+). I was about 10 yrs old and bored with walleye fishing. I put on a tiny jigging rapala and pulled up an ugly "thing". At first we thought dogfish, but it didn't look right... took it home and found out it was a burbot, and a relatively big one. Got a master angler for it and I THINK a letter from Fred Trost (don't remember if the letter was for a tagged eye or the burbot...)
Edit: must have been more than 20 yrs ago... searched master angler since 1994 and can't find it. Any way to look up prior to 1994?
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