Ely Echo’s North Country 2016 Angler season ends

So many fish - So many anglers from all across the United States enjoyed the fishing and CATCHING in the Ely area. The Angler season ended with Labor Day, but there's lots of good fishing and hunting days ahead.

Here are the top catches from the 2016 Angler:

Catch & Release - Largest in 2016
BASS
24” Steve Kummer, Chicago, IL LaTourell’s Resort & Outfitters
WALLEYE
30.5” Jim Haenke, Gilbert, MN Timber Trail Resort & Campground
NORTHERN PIKE
51” Dan Tomczyk, Ely The Great Outdoors
LAKE TROUT
40” Ryan McLean, Hayward, WI Babe’s Bait & Tackle

Caught & Kept - Largest in 2016
BASS
7-8 Tracy Heidenreich, Little Falls, MN Babe’s Bait & Tackle
Northern
19-0 Amanda Capsopoulos, Lincoln, IA Packsack Canoe Trips
WALLEYE
11-8 Wesley Berninghaus, Montgomery, MN Silver Rapids Lodge
LAKE TROUT
12-0 Danny Spaeth, Virginia, MN Babe’s Bait & Tackle