Paxton Buelow of Arvada, Colo. caught and released this 35-inch northern. He used a fire-tiger jig tipped with a leech on the Mantrap chain of lakes, near Nevis. "he had sore wrists and a big smile after a five-minute battle," said Neil Buelow, Paxton's grandfather.
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