NDG&F Dept. Release
A 16-pound, 6-ounce walleye caught March 13 by Dickinson angler Jared Shypkoski is the new state record, according to North Dakota Game and Fish Department personnel.
Shypkoski reeled in the 33-inch fish in the Eckroth Bottoms area of upper Lake Oahe.
The previous record of 15 pounds, 13 ounces was taken in 2018 by Neal Leier of Bismarck, approximately 30 miles upstream on the Missouri River near the Fox Island boat ramp.
Dakota Edge Outdoors originally reported on this story on Mar. 16, 2021, read more.
Featured Photo: Jared Shypkoski with the new ND state record walleye of 16 pounds 6 ounces. Shypkoski photo provided to Dakota Edge Outdoors.