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Nice Fish for Sept. 9

Jana Hall, of Avon, Ind., caught this 20.5-inch smallmouth bass on Mukooda Lake while staying at Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel in Crane Lake. 1 / 4
Christina Schrader, of Avon, Ind., caught and released this 19-inch largemouth bass on Mukooda Lake while staying at Pine Point Lodge, Resort & Motel in Crane Lake.2 / 4
Ben Mitchell, 13, of Duluth, caught this 47-inch northern on Lake Namakan near Crane Lake while staying on Voyagaire Houseboats. His brother, Jack, is helping him hold it up.3 / 4
Reese and Ross Starhia, of Superior, pose with a 31-inch walleye caught and released on Lake Superior out of Superior while fishing with guide Jarrid Houston. Reese caught it and Ross netted it. 4 / 4

Each Sunday this summer, the News Tribune's Outdoors section will publish a list of big fish caught in our region. It's a contest. It's just a listing of many of the largest fish caught throughout the Northland. Email your information to outdoors@duluthnews.com or call (218) 723-5300 or (800) 456-8282. List the angler's name, hometown, the body of water where the fish was caught, nearest town, the resort you stayed at (if applicable) and the length or weight of the fish.

We'd also like to see photographs of you and your big fish. Email them to outdoors@duluthnews.com. Use jpg (jpeg) format and be sure to include all pertinent information.

Walleye release

28-inch minimum

31 Reese and Ross Starhia, Superior, Lake Superior, Superior

Northern release

31-inch minimum

37 Ed Fiebrandt, Villapark, Ill., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

34 Mike King, Taylor Ridge, Ill., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

34 Chad Stahovich, Big Lake, Minn., Farm Lake, Timber Trail Lodge & Resort, Ely

34 Dave and Jeremy Andera, Cresco, Iowa, Low Lake, Packsack Canoe Trips & Log Cabins, Ely

Northern

12-pound minimum

19-0 Carver Hammond, Bloomington, Minn., Burntside Lake, Ely

Largemouth bass release

18-inch minimum

19 ½ Norm Cody, Avon, Ind., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

Smallmouth bass release

16-inch minimum

22 Rick Erickson, Minong, Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

20 Luke Hall, Muskegon, Mich., Fall lake Packsack Canoe Trips & Log Cabins, Ely

19 ½ Mike King, Taylor Ridge, Ill., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

19 Gary Fletcher, Lowell, Ind., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

19 Paul Makela, Grafton, Wis., Burntside Lake, Voyageur North Outfitters, Ely

19 Mike Franck, Jordan, Minn., Shagawa Lake, Ely

18 Valerie Franck, Jordan, Minn., Shagawa Lake, Ely

Crappie release

13-inch minimum

14.3 Rick Erickson, Minong, Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

14 Rosemary Fletcher, lowell, Ind., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

14 Mike King, Taylor Ridge, Ill., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

Muskie release

36- inches minimum

48 Kyle Weber, Madison, Wis., Crane Lake, Pine Point, Lodge, Resort & Motel, Crane Lake

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