Muskellunge, tiger (Esox masquinongy x Esox lucius)

ESOCIDAE FAMILY
The tiger musky is a hybrid produced when a male northern pike (Esox lucius) fertilizes the eggs spawned by a female muskellunge (E. masquinongy). Consequently, it is conceivable that one might find a tiger musky anywhere that both muskellunge and northern pike occur together, though it is not a common fish anywhere. They may also be found in areas where they have been introduced, but such populations are naturally self limiting since the tiger musky is sterile and cannot reproduce.
It should not be confused with the true muskellunge which has long been called tiger musky in... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
23.21 kg (51 lb 3 oz)
Lac Vieux-Desert, Michigan, USA
16-Jul-1919
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
88.0 cm
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
05-May-2022
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
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All-Tackle (Length)
cm
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All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
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All-Tackle (Length)
cm
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All-Tackle (Length)
cm
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Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
5.44 kg (12 lb 0 oz)
Lake Elmo, Minnesota, USA
02-Oct-2014
M-02 kg (4 lb)
10.68 kg (23 lb 9 oz)
Lake Rolard, Twin Lakes, Michigan, USA
08-Aug-1987
M-03 kg (6 lb)
8.16 kg (18 lb 0 oz)
Lake Luena, Attica, Michigan, USA
17-May-2013
M-04 kg (8 lb)
13.83 kg (30 lb 8 oz)
Round Lake, Wisconsin, USA
12-May-1976
M-06 kg (12 lb)
11.87 kg (26 lb 2 oz)
Lake Summerset, Davis, Illinois, USA
04-Aug-1989
M-08 kg (16 lb)
16.10 kg (35 lb 8 oz)
Tioughnioga River, New York, USA
25-May-1990
M-10 kg (20 lb)
14.45 kg (31 lb 14 oz)
St. Lawrence River, New York, USA
01-Oct-1979
M-15 kg (30 lb)
16.15 kg (35 lb 10 oz)
Quincy Reservoir, Aurora, Colorado, USA
10-Jul-1994
M-24 kg (50 lb)
12.87 kg (28 lb 6 oz)
Leech Lake, Minnesota, USA
03-Jul-1987
W-01 kg (2 lb)
3.57 kg (7 lb 14 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
11-Sep-2021
W-02 kg (4 lb)
4.03 kg (8 lb 14 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
16-Oct-2021
W-03 kg (6 lb)
4.37 kg (9 lb 10 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
12-Jun-2021
W-04 kg (8 lb)
4.96 kg (10 lb 15 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
20-Aug-2021
W-06 kg (12 lb)
6.04 kg (13 lb 5 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
20-Aug-2021
W-08 kg (16 lb)
3.77 kg (8 lb 5 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
03-Aug-2021
W-08 kg (16 lb) (tie)
3.77 kg (8 lb 5 oz)
Bluewater Reservoir, New Mexico, USA
14-Aug-2021
W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
4.42 kg (9 lb 12 oz)
Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania, USA
26-Nov-1988
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
4.88 kg (10 lb 12 oz)
Bluewater Lake, New Mexico, USA
22-Aug-2008
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
7.82 kg (17 lb 4 oz)
Freehold, New York, USA
29-Jul-1983
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
8.33 kg (18 lb 5 oz)
Bluewater Lake, New Mexico, USA
27-Oct-2013
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
13.80 kg (30 lb 6 oz)
St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada
20-Oct-1985
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
6.10 kg (13 lb 7 oz)
Bluewater Lake, New Mexico, USA
27-Aug-2008
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Bluewater Lake, New Mexico, USA
26-Oct-2012
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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F-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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M-Junior
4.87 kg (10 lb 12 oz)
Big Montrap Lake, Minnesota, USA
20-Jun-2006
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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