International Game Fish Association

The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

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(Salvelinus namaycush)


(Walbaum, 1792); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called mackinaw, Great Lakes trout or char, salmon trout, landlocked salmon, gray trout, great gray trout, mountain trout, laker, tongue, taque, namaycush or masamacush, siscowet, fat, paperbelly, bank trout, humper It is found throughout most of Canada and well into Alaska as well as the Great Lakes and in sections of the western U.S. where it has been introduced. In the southern portions of its range, or where introduced south of its native range, it seeks out the cooler waters of deep lakes. In northern lakes it may occur in either shallow or deep...Read More

All-Tackle Records
WeightLocationCatch DateAngler 
32.65 kg (72 lb 0 oz)Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada19-Aug-1995Lloyd BullRecord Details