Recorded at Lake Diefenbaker, Canada
World Record Rainbow Trout
June 2007, Lake Diefenbaker, Canada. He was casting from shore using an orange, 4-inch
Mepps Syclops spoon on 6-pound line. The final tally after the 20-minute tussle to get the
bruiser 'bow to shore: 43.6 pounds, 38.75 inch in length and a girth of 34 inches. Should
the numbers stand, Adam Konrad will hold the all-tackle world record for rainbow trout,
eclipsing the 42-pound, 2-ounce standard that was set by a boy, David White, in June 1970
on Alaska's Bell Island.
Howard "Rip" Collins
Little Red River, Arkansas
World Record German Brown Trout
May 1992. At 40.4lbs, This monster was caught by Rip Collins on a 1/32oz olive green maribou jig and
was fought with an ultralight rod and reel loaded with 4lb test line!
World Record Brook Trout
Nov. 2006. This magnificent fish below was caught by Tim Matheson of Manitoba. The Brook
Trout (Speckled Trout) was 29 inches long with a 21-inch girth. Based on an accepted Brook
Trout weight calculation formula, the Brookie was 15.98625 pounds, which is 1.49 pounds
bigger than Dr. JW Cook's 1915 World Record Brook Trout.