Record cutthroat confirmed in Colorado

This 33-inch long, 17-pound Snake River cutthroat has been confirmed as the new Colorado state record.

Photo courtesy of the Colorado Division of Wildlife

12/15/2005

Division of Wildlife

Snake River Cutthroat Sets State Record

Colorado man lands lunker while fishing the Blue River in August

To call this trout a lunker would be an understatement: 33 inches long, 17 pounds, 2.6 ounces. ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿

That's the size of the Snake River cutthroat trout caught Aug. 28, 2005, in the Blue River by Rob Peckham, 48, of Oak Creek, CO. The fish set a state record for that species. Read more from the Colorado Division of Wildlife's press release

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