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