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In Jerry's memory, I was compelled to harvest several walleye from Gabbro Lake near Ely, MN. Coincidentally, we were in Ely 13 years ago on August 9th......

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nice catch ted!

and those fish too !! :) hmmmmm, i can hear them boiling in the crisco, tastie treat!

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Great for pan frying

73:
Our hostess, Melissa, cooked the breaded filets in about 3/4" of hot canola oil. Wish I had a walleye pond close to me here in Kansas!

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Nices EyesSSS

WallEYES are sweetest tasting fish going, man are u lucky.

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nice job Gr8fulTed

Having eaten Walleye from the Boundary Waters puts me right there with you. I start salivating when I look at this picture!

If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
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I'm ready to go back up

Hal:
Mosquitoes were no problem, as long as you were out on the water. There were incidental flies: horse, deer and black. Back on land, the skeeters became active by early evening.
I woke up the first night listening to a wolf howl: much different from the higher-pitched jabber of the coyote. Loons were amazing to watch, along with the common mergansers. After cleaning the fish, it was fun to watch the gulls fly-in for the remains, with an eagle perched or soaring closeby, thinking about moving-in ....

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Hoisting the days productivity