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Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed an 11.8-pound coho from the Clearwater River on Nov. 9, 2014, to set an Idaho state record for ocean-run coho salmon.  (Courtesy)

11.8-pound record coho caught in Clearwater

FISHING -- Idaho Falls angler Steve Micek landed an 11.8-pound coho from the Clearwater River on Sunday, Nov. 9, to set an Idaho state record for ocean-run coho salmon. The catch tops the record set last month as Idaho's first designated coho season kicked off...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater River to set an Idaho state record during the weekend of Oct. 18-19, 2014.

Idaho record coho caught on Clearwater 

FISHING -- Idaho's first specific coho fishing season opened Friday on the Clearwater River and before the weekend was over, the state had a new record for coho salmon. Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater and had it officially weighed, according to...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014

David Hickman of Richland holds the 37-pound, 14-ounce pending Washington state record tiger musky he caught in Curlew Lake on July 25, 2014.  (Courtesy)

Curlew Lake tiger musky state record pending 

FISHING -- A tiger musky officially weighed at 37 pounds, 14 ounces caught in Curlew Lake on July 25 is a Washington state record for the species -- pending the official declaration from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. David Hickman of Richland caught...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Luke Spaete of Boise on Feb. 15, 2014, was fishing in Lake Cascade when he caught a new Idaho state-record perch that weighed 2 pounds 10.88 ounces, topping the old record of 2 pounds 9.6 ounces. (Mike Kosinski)

Idaho record perch caught in Lake Cascade

FISHING -- An Idaho record yellow perch was caught Saturday in Cascade Lake north of Boise. Luke Spaete of Boise was participating in a fishing derby when he caught the fish, which weighed 2 pounds, 10.88 ounces and was 15 and three-quarters of an inch...

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MONDAY, NOV. 4, 2013

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THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

Edward Kalinowski of New Meadows, Idaho, poses with the 44.26-pound Idaho record tiger musky he caught on Aug. 6, 2013, in Little Payette Lake. ( Idaho Fish and Game Department)

Idaho tiger musky record smashed

FISHING -- Edward Kalinowski of New Meadows, Idaho, smashed the state's 12-year-old record for tiger musky while fishing in Little Payette Lake on Aug. 6, the Idaho Fish and Game Department has confirmed. Kalinowski landed the 44.26 pound lunker on a 12-pound test line with...

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SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013

Henry Liebman of Seattle was deep-sea fishing off the coast of Alaska on June 21, 2013, when he hooked the record-setting 40-pound shortraker estimated to be more than 200 years old. (Associated Press)

Record rockfish, 200 years old, caught in Alaska 

FISHING -- A Seattle man fishing in Alaska caught a 40-pound shortraker rockfish that experts believe could be 200 years old, which would easily predate the Alaska Purchase in 1867. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that Henry Liebman was deep-sea fishing off the coast of...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013

Phil Colyar poses with his state record mackinaw as it's weighed on the certified baby scale at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital on Feb. 4, 2013. (Courtesy photo)

Record mackinaw handled like a baby

FISHING -- Getting a record fish weighed and verified isn't as easy as one might think. Certified scales are rare. Fish quickly begin loosing ounces after they are killed. Phil Coylar of Wenatchee got some great advice as he came to the dock at Lake...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

Record Roses Lake tiger trout all but confirmed

FISHING RECORDS -- The 13.75-pound state record tiger trout caught in Spokane County’s Fish Lake on May 27, 2008, by local angler Evan Roda has finally met its match. The vetting and paperwork isn't complete, but Washington Fish and Wildlife department officials say it looks...

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