Trout, lake (Salvelinus namaycush)

(Walbaum, 1792); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called mackinaw, Great Lakes trout or char, salmon trout, landlocked salmon, gray trout, great gray trout, mountain trout, laker, tongue, taque, namaycush or masamacush, siscowet, fat, paperbelly, bank trout, humper
It is found throughout most of Canada and well into Alaska as well as the Great Lakes and in sections of the western U.S. where it has been introduced. In the southern portions of its range, or where introduced south of its native range, it seeks out the cooler waters of deep lakes. In northern lakes it may occur in either shallow or deep w... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
32.65 kg (72 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
19-Aug-1995
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
108.0 cm
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
21-Aug-2014
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
12.84 kg (28 lb 5 oz)
Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Utah, USA
31-Oct-1984
M-02 kg (4 lb)
14.28 kg (31 lb 8 oz)
Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Utah, USA
05-Nov-1984
M-03 kg (6 lb)
16.58 kg (36 lb 9 oz)
Lake Grandby, Colorado, USA
17-Nov-2001
M-04 kg (8 lb)
22.22 kg (49 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
05-Jul-1987
M-06 kg (12 lb)
22.90 kg (50 lb 8 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
22-Aug-1984
M-08 kg (16 lb)
24.15 kg (53 lb 4 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
19-Jul-1986
M-10 kg (20 lb)
28.83 kg (63 lb 9 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
31-Jul-1986
M-15 kg (30 lb)
32.65 kg (72 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
19-Aug-1995
M-24 kg (50 lb)
24.94 kg (55 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
09-Jul-1989
M-37 kg (80 lb)
20.41 kg (45 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
11-Jul-2002
W-01 kg (2 lb)
2.55 kg (5 lb 10 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
23-Jul-2019
W-02 kg (4 lb) (tie)
3.86 kg (8 lb 8 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
21-Jul-2019
W-02 kg (4 lb)
3.86 kg (8 lb 8 oz)
Reindeer Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
06-Jul-2017
W-03 kg (6 lb)
4.68 kg (10 lb 5 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
21-Jul-2019
W-04 kg (8 lb)
5.16 kg (11 lb 6 oz)
Niagara Bar, New York, USA
13-Apr-2017
W-06 kg (12 lb)
5.19 kg (11 lb 7 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
22-Jul-2019
W-08 kg (16 lb)
5.64 kg (12 lb 7 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
21-Jul-2019
W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-37 kg (80 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)
13.83 kg (30 lb 8 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
07-Aug-2010
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
12.02 kg (26 lb 8 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
11-Aug-1992
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
10.88 kg (24 lb 0 oz)
Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, Canada
24-Jun-2001
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
13.38 kg (29 lb 8 oz)
Lac La Martre, Canada
26-Jun-2002
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
11.79 kg (26 lb 0 oz)
Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, Canada
27-Jun-2001
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
12.70 kg (28 lb 0 oz)
Dubawnt Lake, Nunavut, Canada
01-Aug-2004
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
12.47 kg (27 lb 8 oz)
Nueltin Lake, Alonsa, Canada
24-Jun-1994
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
4.08 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
21-Aug-2019
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
2.27 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Reindeer Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
07-Jul-2017
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
2.27 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Wollaston Lake, Canada
21-Jul-2019
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
3.97 kg (8 lb 12 oz)
Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
23-Aug-2019
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
7.71 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, Canada
15-Jun-2018
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
13.60 kg (30 lb 0 oz)
Wellesley Lake, Yukon, Canada
08-Jul-2004
F-Smallfry
13.61 kg (30 lb 0 oz)
Donner Lake, California, USA
03-Apr-2009
M-Junior
25.45 kg (56 lb 2 oz)
Macintosh Bay, Great Bear Lake, Canada
13-Jul-1997
M-Smallfry
11.91 kg (26 lb 4 oz)
Wellesley Lake, British Columbia, Canada
14-Jul-2012

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