TROUT RAINBOW (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Greg Stotesbury and His 22.6 Lb Rainbow Trout caught at  Irvine Lake Sees New Lake.

Michael Mitchell hooked into his record rainbow trout  from Loch Earn, located in Perthshire, Great Britain (UK). With 38 inches in total length and a girth of 26 inches and weight over 34 pounds.

Saskatchewan fisherman Sean Konrad caught a 48 pound world record rainbow trout from lake Diefenbaker.

Konrad brothers with a giant rainbow trout from lake Diefenbaker.

Angler Craig Adkinson with a 18 lb - 8.15 kilo raimbow trout caught with a small jig.

Larry Warren was fishing on the North Fork of Idaho’s Clearwater River when hooked and landed a rainbow trout weighing at least 28 pounds - 12.68 kg.

Trout raibow is a fish  native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Durango, Mexico and inland as far as central Alberta in Canada and Idaho and Nevada in the U.S. It has been extensively introduced across the lower Canadian provinces and throughout the area of the Great Lakes to the Atlantic coast, south in the Appalachians to northern Georgia and Alabama, east in the southern U.S. to western Texas and sporadically in the central U.S. as well as above the Great Lakes on the Atlantic coast. It has been transplanted to New Zealand, Australia, South America, Africa, Japan, southern Asia, Europe and Hawaii. An Asian species known as the Kamchatka trout is believed to be a form of the rainbow trout. It is native to the Amur River in the eastern part of Russia as well as Kamchatka.

DISTRIBUTION:North America Europe
MAX SIZE:55 lb / 25 kg
MAX LENGHT:40 inch / 100 cm
MAX AGE:15 years (?)

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