Payette Lake produces monster Lake Trout

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Dylan Smith
Dylan Smith of Boise shows off a trophy Lake Trout from Payette Lake. The 41.5-inch monster earned him a new catch-and-release state record. 

Congratulations to Dylan Smith for setting the newest catch/release state record for Lake Trout! Dylan caught this monster from Payette Lake near McCall. The fish was 41.5 inches long, which was 2 inches longer than last year's record set by Tom Henson - a very impressive 39.5 inch fish caught through the ice in January. 

Check out the Idaho Fish and Game website for the list of catch/release state record fish and find out how to apply for your own record!