Trout, golden (Oncorhynchus aguabonita)

(Jordan, 1893); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called Kern River trout
Native only to the upper Kern River basin in Tulare and Kern Counties, California, the golden trout occurs in clear, cool waters at elevations higher than 6,890 ft (2100 m). Despite its limited distribution, there are two recognized subspecies of golden trout: Oncorhynchus aguabonita aguabonita, which is confined to the south fork of the Kern River and Golden Trout Creek, and Oncorhynchus aguabonita gilberti, which is confined to the Main Kern and Little Kern Rivers. An area of warm water where the South Fork joins the Kern appar... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
4.98 kg (11 lb 0 oz)
Cooks Lake, Wyoming, USA
05-Aug-1948
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
2.55 kg (5 lb 10 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
22-Jun-1989
M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.09 kg (4 lb 10 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
19-Jun-1989
M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA
25-Jul-2009
M-04 kg (8 lb)
2.09 kg (4 lb 10 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
20-Jun-1989
M-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.81 kg (1 lb 13 oz)
Wind River Mountains, N/A, Wyoming, USA
08-Jul-2021
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)
2.26 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
22-Jun-1989
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.06 kg (4 lb 9 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
29-Jun-1989
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.18 kg (4 lb 13 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
24-Jul-2012
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
1.87 kg (4 lb 2 oz)
Golden Lake, Wyoming, USA
28-Jun-1989
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
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
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
F-Smallfry
0.92 kg (2 lb 0 oz)
Wind River Mountains, N/A, Wyoming, USA
08-Jul-2021
M-Junior
0.60 kg (1 lb 5 oz)
Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA
12-Aug-2014
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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