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Aaron Pappas holds up a 26" Rainy Lake walleye, his personal best. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

A tale of two lake monsters; two happy anglers

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The alarm went off at 2:50 a.m. and though my body wanted to hit the snooze alarm, my mind had no apprehension in telling my limbs to throw the covers off my body.


Crazy? Maybe. Infatuated with the idea that the next cast might be the biggest fish of your life? Dead on.

It was Tuesday morning and even a percolating coffee pot wouldn't have stretched my eyelids open, but the prospect of an adventure was on my mind.

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