Peluso Report - Fish Photo

Seventeen walleyes over 30 inches were caught in the recent Big Muddy fishing tournament on the Missouri River, heralding a huge shift in angling conditions. The NDG&F Dept. allows for release of those walleyes following a quick weigh-in and photo. DEO Photo by Mike Peluso.

I’ve seen a lot of things over my 40-plus years of fishing the Missouri River. But the May 6 Big Muddy Tournament was one for both the record books and the memory bank.

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