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Tim Jezierski of Duluth holds the 45¾-inch lake trout he caught Sunday on Lake Superior. The fish, estimated at 35 to 40 pounds, is thought to be the largest lake trout caught from the Duluth end of the lake in recent years. Submitted photo

Duluth angler catches giant trout on Lake Superior

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A longtime Lake Superior troller has caught what is believed to be the largest "lean" lake trout taken at the Duluth end of Lake Superior.


Fishing from his wife's cousin's boat on Sunday afternoon, Tim Jezierski caught a lake trout that was 45 3/4 inches long and 31 inches in girth. Jezierski of Duluth kept the fish after a long and hard fight, but he couldn't weigh it.

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