Trout, bull (Salvelinus confluentus)

(Suckley, 1858); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called western brook trout, Rocky Mountain trout, red spotted salmon trout, red spotted char
Endemic to the Pacific northwest, it inhabits most of the major drainages on both sides of the Continental Divide. It seems to prefer large, cold rivers and lakes draining high mountainous areas, and tends to frequent the bottoms of deep pools. It has been recorded in northern California, Oregon, Washington, northern Nevada, Idaho, western Montana, Alberta and British Columbia.
Though described and named by Suckley in 1858, for over a century it was confused w... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
14.51 kg (32 lb 0 oz)
Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho, USA
27-Oct-1949
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
5.10 kg (11 lb 4 oz)
Flathead River, British Columbia, Canada
24-Aug-2008
M-02 kg (4 lb)
5.78 kg (12 lb 12 oz)
Flathead River, British Columbia, Canada
26-Aug-2008
M-03 kg (6 lb)
6.78 kg (14 lb 15 oz)
Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
18-Aug-2013
M-04 kg (8 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 8 oz)
Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
17-Aug-2012
M-06 kg (12 lb)
10.48 kg (23 lb 2 oz)
Lake Billy Chinook, Oregon, USA
25-Mar-1989
M-08 kg (16 lb)
8.78 kg (19 lb 6 oz)
Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho, USA
02-May-1981
M-10 kg (20 lb) (tie)
6.01 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho, USA
06-Jun-1987
M-10 kg (20 lb)
6.01 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Canada
10-Nov-1986
W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.30 kg (2 lb 14 oz)
Salmon Region, Idaho, USA
12-Jul-2020
W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
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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)
6.01 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
20-Jul-2003
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
6.24 kg (13 lb 12 oz)
Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
20-Aug-2011
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
6.46 kg (14 lb 4 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
23-Aug-2009
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
6.01 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
Lodgepole Creek, British Columbia, Canada
25-Aug-2008
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
6.35 kg (14 lb 0 oz)
Flathead River, British Columbia, Canada
19-Aug-2010
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 8 oz)
Flathead River, British Columbia, Canada
24-Aug-2008
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
5.66 kg (18 lb 8 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
01-Aug-2006
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.30 kg (2 lb 14 oz)
Imnaha River, Oregon, USA
14-Aug-2020
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
2.44 kg (5 lb 6 oz)
Fernie, Canada
15-Aug-2019
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
5.33 kg (11 lb 12 oz)
Fernie, Canada
14-Aug-2019
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
4.05 kg (8 lb 15 oz)
Fernie, Canada
16-Aug-2019
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
4.68 kg (10 lb 5 oz)
Fernie, Canada
16-Aug-2019
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
4.65 kg (10 lb 4 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
20-Aug-2012
F-Smallfry
4.76 kg (10 lb 8 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
28-Aug-2004
M-Junior
4.53 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Wigwam River, British Columbia, Canada
09-Aug-2004
M-Smallfry
0.82 kg (1 lb 13 oz)
Flathead Nat'l Forest, Montana, USA
29-Aug-2017

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