Trout, tiger (Salmo trutta x Salvelinus fontinalis)

SALMONIDAE FAMILY
This is a cross between a female brown trout (Salmo trutta) and a male brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). It is primarily an artificial cross, though it has been known to occur in nature. Because of genetic differences between the two genera (the brook trout is actually a char), mortality of the eggs and alevin is high. About 65% of hatchery specimens do not survive and the loss is higher in the wild where the majority of normal eggs and alevin perish due to predation. Hybrid specimens that survive are unable to reproduce. They have primarily been produced only on a small... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
9.44 kg (20 lb 13 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
12-Aug-1978
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
0.96 kg (2 lb 2 oz)
Westfield River, Russell, Massachusetts, USA
31-Oct-1998
M-02 kg (4 lb)
4.62 kg (10 lb 3 oz)
Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA
05-May-2004
M-03 kg (6 lb)
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Salt River Bridger, Wyoming, USA
18-Oct-2008
M-04 kg (8 lb)
6.24 kg (13 lb 12 oz)
Fish Lake, Washington, USA
27-May-2008
M-06 kg (12 lb)
6.95 kg (15 lb 5 oz)
Roses Lake, Manson, Washington, USA
11-Apr-2012
M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-10 kg (20 lb)
9.44 kg (20 lb 13 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
12-Aug-1978
M-15 kg (30 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
W-15 kg (30 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)
4.84 kg (10 lb 11 oz)
Duncton Mill, Sussex, United Kingdom
09-Sep-2001
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
3.52 kg (7 lb 12 oz)
Dodger's Lake, Victoria, Australia
07-Nov-2012
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
4.64 kg (10 lb 4 oz)
Heathfield, Sussex, United Kingdom
23-May-1996
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
7.59 kg (16 lb 12 oz)
Duncton Mill, Sussex, United Kingdom
08-Sep-2001
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
6.01 kg (13 lb 4 oz)
Duncton Mill, Sussex, United Kingdom
08-Sep-2001
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
5.44 kg (12 lb 0 oz)
Duncton Mill, Sussex, United Kingdom
08-Sep-2001
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
5.95 kg (13 lb 2 oz)
Duncton Mill, Sussex, United Kingdom
08-Sep-2001
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.47 kg (3 lb 4 oz)
LC Lake, Utah, USA
21-May-2018
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.59 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
LC Lake, Utah, USA
21-May-2018
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
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-Junior
0.88 kg (1 lb 15 oz)
Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA
28-Apr-2018
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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