World Record Rainbow

It’s hard to imagine, but amazing to see, a 48-pound rainbow trout– 42 inches long with a 32-inch girth — — and as of around midnight on Sept. 5, it became the new (certification-pending) all-tackle world record.

Fishing Geek-World Record Rainbow

Sean and Adam Konrad, two twin brothers, who have are quickly becoming masters of the sport.  His younger brother had broken one of the Holy Grails of fishing records in 2007 with a 43-pound, 10-ounce IGFA all-tackle record rainbow — a fish that broke a 37-year-old mark — Sean Konrad pushed the rainbow record just shy of the 50-pound mark with an amorphous 48-pound triploid.

Twin Brothers-with record fish

“When we weighed it we started freaking out,” Konrad said. “I told Adam, ‘It’s 48,’ and he was stunned. He goes ‘WHAT … 48 … WHAT?'”  Read the rest of the story.


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