Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Toddler Catches 20 Lb. Musky

© By Othmar Vohringer

This is not your average trophy fishing story but one that the family of 2-year old Ella Windschitl no doubt will talk about for many years to come.

Ella caught the big one, a 20 lb, 30” brute of a Musky to be exact, and she did so with her Barbie Doll toy fishing rod. Kelly Haag says she was fishing with her granddaughter, Ella Windschitl, off the family's pontoon boat tied to the dock in three feet of water on Round Lake near Randall, MN. Ella was using her Barbie fishing rod and hooked a small sunfish on the line.

That's when a muskie came out from under the dock and attacked the sunfish. Haag grabbed the line as the fish headed for deeper water. After a five minute fight, Haag was able to reel the fish back to the boat where Ella's grandpa, Dave, was waiting with a net.

Talk about a news worthy story, read the full story and view the pictures here.

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