Saskatchewan's Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

An Almost-Record Togue
John Geiger, of Rockton, Illinois, caught this enormous lake trout on July 11, out of Tazin Lake, which is located in the northwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. The fish was 50 inches long with a 33 1/2-inch girth. Its estimated weight, 70 pounds, puts it just 2 pounds shy of the all-tackle record. It hit a silver-and-blue T-55 flatfish. Geiger's guide, Sean Coleman (owner of Tazin Lake Lodge) is shown here holding the fish. Keep on clicking to see more pics of huge lakers caught in Tazin Lake.
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Larry Ladowski of Burr Ridge, Ill.
Length: 48 inches
Girth: 27 inches
Estimated weight: 43 pounds
Guide: Trevor Montgomery
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Casey Ladowski Sr. of Burr Ridge, Ill.
Length: 47 inches
Girth: 27 inches
Estimated weight: 42 pounds
Guide: Trevor Montgomery (with fish)
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Bob Butler of Atlanta, Ga.
Length: 49 inches
Girth: 28 inches
Estimated weight: 48 pounds
Guide: Trevor Montgomery
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Casey Ladowski Sr. of Burr Ridge, Ill.
Length: 40 inches
Girth: 30 inches
Estimated weight: 45 pounds
Guide: John Markowski
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Mike Prunty
Length: 45 inches
Girth: 23 inches
Estimated weight: 30 pounds
Guide: John Markowski
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Brad Youngblade
Length: 45 inches
Girth: 24 inches
Estimated weight: 32 pounds
Guide: Gary Schand
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Giant Lake Trout

Giant Lake Trout

Caught by: Casey Ladowski Jr. of Burr Ridge, Ill.
Length: 44 inches
Girth: 23 inches
Estimated weight: 29 pounds
Guide: Trevor Montgomery
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