Man thinks Lake Sallie muskie is a record-breaker, but state shutdown muddies the waters
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A possible Minnesota state record muskie was caught in Lake Sallie last weekend, but the 54-year-old record may still remain intact because of the government shutdown.
John Gergen, of Phoenix, Ariz., whose family owns a cabin on Lake Sallie, landed the 57-inch monster off the point in the lake on the evening of July 1, using a bulldog lure.
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