Skip to main content

Salvelinus fontinalis

Brook Trout

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 7,50 kg ( ~ 17 lb )
length: 74 cm ( 29 inches )
locality: Barbe Lake , Canada
year: 2006
489_AnglingMasters.com_Brook Trout_Salvelinus fontinalis.jpg
record caught by: Tim Matheson , courtesy of: AnglingMasters.com

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Canada / capital: Ottawa / 9,984,670 sq km

Canada

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 7,50 kg ~ 17 lb Barbe Lake Canada 2006
other methods 8,00 kg 17 lb 10 oz Koktuli River USA 19??
questionable 9,39 kg 20 lb 11 oz unknown Canada , USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 86 cm 34 inches
other methods ~ 90 cm ~ 35 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 24 years
not verified + 30 years
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods (net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.)
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught with rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
+
over
~
approximately
=
exactly tie
*
verified by the IGFA