A photo of Arthur Huttemeyer Sr.'s catch

Caught By

Arthur Huttemeyer Sr.
7/26/2016 12:11:00 AM

Fishing on the lake at night with my Vietnamese buddy Khoa. We managed 6 walleye 3 largemouth and 1 pickerel. This wallygator weighed just over 9 lbs. Khoa cut the tail off when he took the picture.

Catch Details

Walleye
Lake Hopatcong

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Catch Conditions

Partly Cloudy
73°F
S at 3mph

Comments
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    1. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Rich is right! I'm jealous! :)
    2. I had what I think was Musky steal several lures next year I will be using a steel leader to find out what it is
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      That beast would even make Tim jealous :)
    4. Arthur Huttemeyer Sr. 0
      We still loose lures too. Bigger fish do get a tooth in the braid now and then. I usually use a 30 lb top shot of 3 to 4 feet of mono.
    5. Brian Quisenberry 0
      Braid is helpful with toothy fish for me too!!! Seems like I lose much less since I switched, lose far less $8 lures too!!
    6. Arthur Huttemeyer Sr. 0
      I need braid because the lake I fish in is over loaded with weeds. The only way to land big fish and rip them out of the weeds. I still lose a lot from cheap hooks.
    7. Jeff Weathers 0
      Awesome Walter. Congrats!
    8. Bobby Clark 0
      what type lure you using that you need braid?
    9. I learned from you Tim. Once I set my sights on a certain species I am relentless until I figure them out. I had 65 lb braid and changed to 20 # braid to get a few ...more more feet casting distance and had a bigger thrash on the surface 5 times got a good look at it before it snapped the 20# like butter. My lure my Grandfather gave me 40 years ago disappeared in it's huge mouth I estimate it at least 12 lbs. plus. The next night Chris had one break 30lb braid.
    10. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Awesome walleye, Artie! You catch some real hawgs!
    11. Christopher Pereira 0
      we still need to get that bigger one that got away!!!
    12. Eddie Goode 0
      nice eye. congrats
    13. Brian Quisenberry 0
      That's a beauty!!! And so delicious!!!
    14. David Smith 0
      What time did you fish?
    15. David Smith 0
      Monster!
    16. Pete Lyden 0
      Wowie!
    17. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice!!
    18. Jack White 0
      That is a hell of an walleye
    19. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice Walleye Arthur!
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