Trophy Waters

Trophy Fish Listings

Each angler that caught, released and registered a trophy fish while staying at any of the lodges in the Trophy Waters Conservation Area received a Trophy Angler Certificate and a Trophy Angler Hat.

Click on the following species listed below to see what has been registered during each of our fishing seasons from 2012-2016.

WALLEYE

Found in lakes and rivers throughout the Trophy Waters Conservation Area. This fish is famous for its mouthwatering tast and a healthy tug on the end of a line. This fish can reach lengths of 34 inches in this area. The qualifying length for a Trophy Walleye is 27 inches and over.

The Anglers that caught the LARGEST WALLEYE in 2017:

James Heinmiller from Minneapolis, MN measuring 31 1/2″
Rich Maris from Minoqua, WI measuring 31 1/2″
Kevin Homann from Minneapolis, MN measuring 31 1/2″
Jeff Gibson from Pace, FL measuring 31 1/2″
Chris Jenkins from Franklin, TN measuring 31 1/2″

Walleye Trophy Angler Listings

NORTHERN PIKE

Found in lakes and rivers throughout the Trophy Waters Conservation Area. This fish is the predator of the north and can reach lengths of 50 inches in this area. The qualifying length for a Trophy Northern is 38 inches and over.

The Angler that caught the LARGEST NORTHERN in 2017:

Merwyn J. Cunningham from DeSoto, WI measuring 53 1/2″

Northern Pike Trophy Angler Listings

SMALLMOUTH BASS

Found in lakes and rivers in the southern portion of the Trophy Waters Conservation Area. This fish is known for its aerobatics during its never ending battle when hooked. The smallmouth bass can reach a length of 24 inches in this area. The qualifying length for a Trophy Smallmouth bass is 18 inches and over.

The Anglers that caught the LARGEST SMALLMOUTH BASS in 2017:

Daniel Ryan from New Lenox, IL 21 3/4″

Smallmouth Bass Trophy Angler Listings

LAKE TROUT

Found in the cold waters of deep lakes throughout much of the Trophy Waters Conservation Area. This fish is the king of the deep water and can reach a maximim length of 40 inches in this area. The qualifying length for a Trophy Lake Trout is 32 inches and over.

The Angler that caught the LARGEST LAKE TROUT in 2017:

Glen Leuko from Winnipeg, MB measuring 38″

Lake Trout Trophy Angler Listings