A RECORD RAINBOW? — The big news from the U.S. West Coast was
the landing of a 28-pound, 1-ounce rainbow trout.
The catch may also land 15-year-old Michael Lopez two world and
two state records.
The Paramount, Calif., teenager took 15 minutes to net the huge
rainbow (Oncorhynchus mykiss),
fishing the Santa Ana River Lakes in California, while casting a
He’s up for a potential 4-pound line class record (current 27
pounds,8 ounces, Dec. 12, 2003) taken on the same waters, and a male
junior record (current 11 pounds, 8 ounces, July 14, 2001).
He also awaits state line class and state male junior records.
From IGFA (International Game Fish