Watch the video
below of this released possible 70 lb. world record Lake
This video shows the
record Lake Trout being caught in 2006.
The fish was 50" long x 33.5" girth and
was approx. 70 lbs. It was caught by
John Geiger on a
silver/blue Flatfish in 50
feet of water.The fish was released.
This was the then
world record Lake Trout in 1970 at 65 lbs from
Great Bear Lake..The
lady holding it was
lodge owner Jeanne Branson.
would of been the world record Crappie caught in 2005 by Penny Hopper
except DNA tests
showed it was a hybrid of a
and White Crappie. The 21.5" long x 18" girth fish was
disqualified as the world record but was recognized as the Kentucky
state record at 4 lbs. 14 oz.
On Nov. 28, 2008 a
probable world record Musky was caught and released by Dale MacNair
from the St. Lawrence River. This fish was 57" long x 33" girth.Weight
formulas estimated it
at 69-77 lbs. He has an incredible story. He caught it at
night in 3-4 foot waves with 25 mph
winds and air temps below freezing. They almost hit
a shoal as he was reeling it in.
Experts estimate a fish that size was 25-30 years old. We
must give huge credit to Dale MacNair
for releasing it, he made sure the fish swam away. He got a
reproduction mount that looks awesome!
What makes this lure so special ? Well.... it's a Haskell Minnow made
and someone paid $101,200 for it. This is the most ever for a
To read more about it, click
This is the long standing World Record Musky caught by
Art Lawton in the St. Lawrence River in NY. It weighed 69 lbs. 15 oz.
There is alot of controversy because fish of almost similar sizes were
in Wisconsin where they would also like to be known as the" home of the
This is the world record Brown Trout at 40 lbs. 4 oz. caught
by Howard "Rip" Collins
in 1992 in the Little Red River in Arkansas. He was using a 1/32 oz jig
and 4 lb. test line.
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Although this is not the official world record Chain Pickerel, I
believe this is
the largest Pickerel ever photographed at just 2 oz. shy of 9 lbs. and
30". This is however the
current PA record caught by Dave Wilson in 2002. The standing
world record is
9 lbs. 6 oz.