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Man breaks Utah's 32-year-old lake trout record

Chance Scott holds a record-breaking trout
Posted at 2:55 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 17:01:39-04

FLAMING GORGE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Utah — An angler recently set a new record for the largest lake trout caught in Utah.

Chance Scott caught and kept a 53 pound 15 ounce lake trout, breaking the 51-pound record set in 1988.

Scott's lake trout, which he caught at Flaming Gorge Reservoir, had a length of 44.1 inches and a girth of 34.7 inches.

Click here to view Utah's fish records page.