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Michael Baumert shows off a healthy Lake Belle Taine walleye caught in late July. Even though the fish made it into the boat, it still managed to escape! (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Dock Talk: Tales of walleyes lost, caught and kept

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Sometimes things don't go as planned when you're out fishing. A bite doesn't necessarily result in landing a fish. Yet other times it seems the angler couldn't lose a fish, even if they try.


Tom Baumert and his son Michael, from Dodge, Neb., joined me in the boat for an evening of smallmouth bass fishing on Lake Belle Taine late last July.

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