Where are the fish biting?


Above: Roman Schroeder, from Lausanne, Switzerland, landed this 40-inch, 23-pound lake trout on July 29 while fishing Lake Superior with Captain Darren Peck of Tofte Charters. 
Photo courtesy of Tofte Charters Above: Roman Schroeder, from Lausanne, Switzerland, landed this 40-inch, 23-pound lake trout on July 29 while fishing Lake Superior with Captain Darren Peck of Tofte Charters. Photo courtesy of Tofte Charters Winners for the 2013 Big Fish Contest have been announced by Buck’s Hardware. The contest ran from July 27 through Aug. 4.

. Walleye
Dan Hauge
7 pounds, 11 ounces
Jared Butler
5 pounds, 15 ounces
Rich Hager
5 pounds, 15 ounces
. Northern
Max Albitz
15 pounds, 3 ounces
Eldon Garber
5 pounds, 12 ounces
Larry Deschampe
5 pounds, 10 ounces
. Small Mouth Bass
Bob Seward
4 pounds, 4 ounces
Eldon Garber
4 pounds
Bob Seward
3 pounds, 12 ounces
. Lake Trout
Tanner Mueller
17 pounds, 4 ounces
Scott Talbot
9 pounds, 10 ounces
Vance Hazelton
9 pounds, 7 ounces
. Salmon
Jim Sandstedt
9 pounds, 4 ounces
Bill Leko
8 pounds, 10 ounces
Gary Schlienz
7 pounds, 8 ounces
. Brook Trout
Jacob Muus
2 pounds, 2 ounces
Dan Roberts
1 pound, 8 ounces
Terry Klos
1pound, 5 ounces


Left: Michael Sueppel, 15, caught this 33-inch walleye on July 9. He was visiting his grandparents, Bill and Pat Sueppel, at their home on Seagull Lake. 
Photo courtesy of the family Left: Michael Sueppel, 15, caught this 33-inch walleye on July 9. He was visiting his grandparents, Bill and Pat Sueppel, at their home on Seagull Lake. Photo courtesy of the family Meanwhile, out on the Big Lake, Capt. Jerry Skarupa of Secret Lures reports that there are a lot more salmon around than last week in the top 50- foot range.

Lake trout are in scattered depths and close to the top.

The water temperature is around 55 degrees.


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