Minnesota Master Angler - Eric Schmidt


Eric Schmidt did, on August 17, 2019, caught and Released by sportfishing method from Minnesota waters a 30" Catfish - Channel and is hereby recognized as an official Minnesota Master Angler.

Fish Catch Details

  • Angler Name: Eric Schmidt
  • Angler Home: Hutchinson, Mn
  • Date of Catch: August 17, 2019
  • County: Pine
  • Lake/River: Cross
  • Species: Catfish - Channel
  • Size: 30"
  • Catch Was: Released
  • Catch Story: Muskie fishing Cross lake from shore, caught this big catfish on a mepps double 7 Colorado bucktail. Fish hit hard, thought it was a good smallmouth at first . Then it jumped and I thought it was a dark pike. I was shocked it was a large catfish and I had to measure it. Didn't weigh and got fish back very quickly.
  • Witness Name: Jessica Garberg
  • Witness Home: Hutchinson, Minnesota

Official Certificate

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