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Once in a Lifetime Fish #14540924 11/19/22 09:42 PM
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Prior to this year the Colorado Brook Trout record had stood since 1947. It was broken this summer with a 7+ pound fish from Monarch Lake. Lightning has struck again. A new record fish was recently caught.
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The fish weighed 8lbs 9 oz. One heck of a brookie. I have fished for them my entire life in CO and the biggest I ever got was a touch over 3 pounds. There is also a report of an 8lb 2 oz brookie that was caught and the guy ate it rather than officially record it and it would have been the record if he had done so. I am really curious to know why CO is suddenly kicking out huge brook trout?


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Re: Once in a Lifetime Fish [Re: Flags] #14541041 11/20/22 12:27 AM
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Very nice fish. Congratulations to the angler! cheers


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Re: Once in a Lifetime Fish [Re: Flags] #14541651 11/20/22 06:25 PM
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One BIG trout! flehan

Re: Once in a Lifetime Fish [Re: Flags] #14542649 11/21/22 08:35 PM
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Could be an inverse California thing? Feedback the Brookies little succulent baby bass maybe?

Awesome fish. I never knew Brook trout got over 10 inches. Used to fish them from tiny creeks high up in the Mountains of Southern Utah. A 12 inch one was considered a trophy.

That lake where they were caught I looked that up, what a beautiful spot! I love our lakes here but they dont compare for scenic views to anything up in Colorado.

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Nice fish.

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