Brown Trout Giant Brown Trout Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Dave Strom Decorah Iowa Caught this giant a couple weeks ago from a trout stream around Decorah Ia. Ended up being about half pound off the state record that was a brood trout planted into a lake. The stream where i landed this does not receive get brood browns put into it meaning this bad boy was the result of natural reproduction or grew up from a fingerling. Had gotten off work and drove past the stream and saw it was clearing up from some rain a couple days earlier so decided to make a few casts. Working the way up the stream i caught a twenty incher and eighteen so knew the browns where on. When i hooked up with this brown i knew it was in a whole different league, as soon as it was hooked it made a quick run and came up and completely out of the water. After making a couple runs for snags and coming out of the water again i was able to slide it onto the shore. Species: Brown Trout Date Caught: 08/06/2013 Kept / Released: Kept Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 29 7/8 Weight: 14 Lure / Bait used: Lure | #9 Black and silver Rapala Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More Master Angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!