8 Year-old breaks Idaho Rainbow Trout State Record!
By angelamontana

Posted: November 5, 2019

Well, hot damn!  Here’s what just happened in one of our neighbor states!

An 8-year-old broke an Idaho record after she caught a 36.5-inch rainbow trout.

Sophie Egizi set a new catch-and-release Gerrard rainbow trout record catching this monster from Lake Pend Oreille.

“Congratulations to Sophie Egizi on setting a new catch-and-release record Gerrard rainbow trout!” said the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. “The 8-year-old angler wrangled up the 36.5-inch monster while trolling flies on Idaho’s famous Lake Pend Oreille in early October.”

The lake apparently has a well-deserved reputation for being home to many trophy trout. It still holds the certified weight record Gerrard rainbow of 37 pounds in 1947.

Read the full article by Ryan Morrison at nbcmontana.com here.

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