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For anyone that thinks lunker Walleye don't exist in the Fox you're dead wrong. On Sunday I caught and released a 26" Walleye (5 1/2 inches in width) that probably weighed close to 8 lbs. I have the pictures but don't know how to place it on this forum. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Caught on a jig.
 

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1st: Try to sign up for CLF Image Hosting.

2nd: If it is still temp. down to new sign ups, e-mail me and I'll post it for you.

3rd: Are you sure about that 8lbs?

Razzo
 

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I am a firm believer in Accountability. Where is the picture of this Giant Walleye?
For anyone that thinks lunker Walleye don't exist in the Fox you're dead wrong. On Sunday I caught and released a 26" Walleye (5 1/2 inches in width) that probably weighed close to 8 lbs. I have the pictures but don't know how to place it on this forum. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Caught on a jig.
I know that big walleyes do exist in the Fox. However, I am beginning to wonder if <font color="#FFFF00">yours</font> existed. Better produce the proof (or the product of a good photo editing program) or we may never believe another fish story from someone who posts under the name “Anonymous” Is that Greek?

I’d be happy to help you post an image if you need help. Give me an e-mail.

Take Care,
Razzo
 
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On Sunday I caught and released a 26" Walleye (5 1/2 inches in width
Very hard to calculate weight without *GIRTH (* how many inches around)Width means nothing!

Lets be just say 13 inch girth (half the fishes length...very chubby walleye huh?)
26 x 13 x 13 = 4394 / 900 = 4.88 Lb or 4lb 13½ oz. ....nice fish but not quite 8 lbs. is it?
 

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I caught a 24 1/2 inch walleye in the fox a few years back that weighed 5.5lbs on a scale...released as well...Pictures are the old paper kind and I don't have access to a scanner...
 
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Yes I do have pictures on my digital camera that I used for the very first time on that Walleye. Can someone give me instructions on how to download onto this forum? The fish was definitely heavier than your calculation. It may not have been 8lbs. but it was definitely heavier than 4.88 lbs. I will not give up the exact location but it was in Aurora. The fish was released as my pictures will indicate.
 

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I was with a friend last week on a private lake out by galena and he caught a 26" walleye which weighed 5.8 lbs on a berkeley digital scale, this fish hadn't spawned yet and was as fat as any walleye I've ever seen, didn't measure girth but 5" wide would be about right if not thicker, making 8lbs a little unrealistic, but you never know. I'll try to post pics when I get film developed onto disk after my upcoming 3 week fishing extravaganza in Florida starting saturday!!!!!

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: JP on 2002-04-24 14:46 ]</font>
 
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Whats that old expression...Figures never lie but liars figure? Not saying anyone is a liar here, just saying the numbers tell the tale...Unless it was one of those "Leadbelly" walleyes that defy the laws of physics.
 

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Be nice guys. I want to see this fish.
From e-mail correspondnace I know he didn't have a scale and guessed the weight.

Without the girth, the best I could allow is 7 pounds and that may be pushing it. More likely 6.5 pound max.

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<font color="#00FF00">By any standard that's a nice walleye for the Fox (provided that the background in the pic doesn't look like Lake Erie !!!)</font>

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: DaveBien on 2002-04-24 17:37 ]</font>
 

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Hey enough slamming this guy....I was there and I caught a 40 inch walleye seconds later. I swear, it was a great dream...I mean....errr....later....

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: LIVEFORFISHING on 2002-04-25 13:25 ]</font>
 

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If you guys can't be nice to the "newbie" we are going to have to send you all to your rooms!!
 
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So Bob,
Just how much did my 28" walleye weigh?You can view it if you like.It's on a "different" site.
I'm curious to know what you think it weighed.I never weighed it.Oh,and check out the Largemouth too.It was just shy of 23".Gimme a number in that one too.....pre-spawn in early April by the way.
Thanks,
The Hook
 
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