The fish weighed 26 pounds, 12 ounces. He set another record too catching it on 6-pound test line. Tom, being a good steelhead fisherman, knew not to set the hook too early. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of MLive Media Group. The record before that was also a fish caught in Sweden.
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The record before that was also a fish caught in Sweden.
But anytime we can produce fish like that is great. That fishery never produced what we had hoped. Atlantic salmon were once native to Lake Ontario but became extinct byaccording to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
We fished on an off for a couple of hours. The last thing Tom Aufiero expected last October, while fly fishing Torch Lake for Atlantic salmon, was to hook a world record.
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Supinski and Aufiero had spent several successful days fishing steelhead on the Muskegon River, then opted to go to Torch Lake for sufiero different after the Muskegon turned muddy following a big release of water from Croton Dam.
But that is what he did. Then he stuck the fish and all hell broke loose.
Aufiero and Supinski opted to release the fish. She took his first cast with that fly after refusing several others. The fish weighed 26 pounds, 12 ounces. Atlantic salmon, which are prized for their fight, have historically been found only in two places in Michigan, the St. It was that aufirro shrimp fly that piqued its interest. That pound, ounce Atlantic salmon was caught in June of in Sweden by an angler from Denmark.
The IGFA accepts record submissions for catch and release fish as well tkm those caught and killed. She would be interested in a fly the first time or two castedbut was always reluctant to take it.
He set another record too catching it on 6-pound test line. Vitek said the prior landlocked salmon record stood for just six months. Then I decided there must be some mysis shrimp in the lake auffiero put one on figuring to give it one more try. Torch Lake is no longer stocked with Atlantic salmon.
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