• 4-year-old angler lands giant walleye on toy pole

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. -

    A 4-year-old angler reeled in a trophy catch -- a 27-inch walleye -- using a toy pole.

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    Avery Stroh was fishing Sunday on Otter Tail Lake with his father, brother and uncle when he landed the catch, his first walleye, using a tadpole as bait on a rod smaller than popular toy poles, KARE reported.

    Avery has been fishing since he was 2, when he would practice casting a hook-less weight.

    Next, he told KARE he would like to land a giant northern pike

     

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