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While fishing from her kayak on the LaRue Pit near Nashwauk, Kim Stirewalt of Hibbing caught and released this 32-inch walleye. (Sarah Stirewalt photo)

Pit surprise: Woman catches big walleye from kayak in mine pit

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You could have picked out Kim Stirewalt right away. She was the one paddling a blue kayak on the LaRue Pit near Nashwauk the other day, fishing with her pink and black Ugly Stik fishing rod.


Stirewalt, who lives in Hibbing, likes to paddle mine pits.

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