North Dakota angler's walleye breaks 60 year record
May 19, 2018 07:38AM ● Published by Editor
By Forum News Service on May 18, 2018
BISMARCK — Neal Leier's walleye caught on May 18 broke the longest-standing state record fish in North Dakota, one that stood for nearly 60 years.
The Bismarck angler reeled in a 15-pound, 13-ounce walleye from the Missouri River near Fox Island, besting the old record by one ounce, the state's Game and Fish Department said in a release.
The 32½-inch fish broke the record that was established from Wood Lake in 1959 by Blair Chapman of Minnewaukan.