Trout, brook (Salvelinus fontinalis)

(Mitchill, 1814); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called eastern brook trout, speckled or spotted trout, aurora trout, mountain trout, speckled char, brook char, salter, sea trout, square tailed trout, square tail, mud trout, brookie, breac, coaster, native trout
It is native to northeastern North America, primarily from the Great Lakes north to the Hudson Bay and east to the Atlantic and Arctic coasts. It occurs in the Appalachians southeast of the Great Lakes to the northeastern corner of Georgia. It inhabits clear, cold mountain streams and lakes, prefering water temperatures of approximately 57?... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
6.57 kg (14 lb 8 oz)
Nipigon River, Ontario, Canada
21-Jul-1915
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.40 kg (7 lb 8 oz)
Misstassini, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
01-Sep-1982
M-02 kg (4 lb)
4.08 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Lake Nipigon, Ontario, Canada
01-Jul-1996
M-03 kg (6 lb)
3.80 kg (8 lb 6 oz)
Long Island, New York, USA
14-Apr-2008
M-04 kg (8 lb)
3.85 kg (8 lb 8 oz)
Minonipi Lake, Labrador, Labrador, Canada
06-Jul-1989
M-06 kg (12 lb)
3.45 kg (7 lb 10 oz)
Round Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
04-May-1993
M-08 kg (16 lb)
4.87 kg (10 lb 12 oz)
Osprey Lake, Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada
24-Jun-1996
M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.85 kg (8 lb 8 oz)
Minonipi Lake, Labrador, Canada
15-Aug-1989
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
4.53 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Minonipi Lake, Labrador, Canada
29-Jun-1987
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
3.96 kg (8 lb 12 oz)
Minonipi Lake, Labrador, Canada
11-Jul-1995
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
4.73 kg (10 lb 7 oz)
Assinica Broadback River, Quebec, Canada
05-Sep-1982
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
4.28 kg (9 lb 7 oz)
Minipi River, Labrador, Canada
08-Aug-1988
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
4.37 kg (9 lb 10 oz)
Minipi River, Labrador, Canada
15-Aug-2015
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Glade Creek, West Virginia, USA
17-Apr-2017
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Rangeley Lakes Region, Maine, USA
05-Apr-2021
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
1.50 kg (3 lb 5 oz)
Rangeley Lakes Region,
17-Apr-2019
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Atikonak River, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada
13-Jul-2018
F-Smallfry
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Igloo Lake, Labrador, Canada
08-Aug-2002
M-Junior
3.18 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Minipi Lake, Labrador, Canada
09-Jul-2007
M-Smallfry
2.22 kg (4 lb 14 oz)
Lower Spring Creek Reservoir, Colorado, USA
18-Apr-2010

Fishing World Records

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