A family visit and outing recently resulted in a record-breaking catch for one Wyoming fisherman.
Owen Schaad, a resident of Cheyenne, received official recognition from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) for reeling in a 31-inch, near 12-pound tiger trout, according to a press release issued by the wildlife agency on Monday, June 26.
The 11.93-pound fish, which was caught from the Viva Naughton Reservoir near the City of Kemmerer in Lincoln County, beat the state’s previously established tiger trout record from May 2012, when an 11.07-pound tiger trout was caught from the High Savery Reservoir in Rawlins, Wyoming.
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Fox News Digital reached out to Schaad for comment.
Schaad told the WGFD he reeled his…