Chris Wentzel proudly displays his new Minnesota Golden Redhorse record.

Golden Redhorse Record Falls in Minnesota

There must be something in the water! On May 8, Chad Wentzel of Minneapolis, Minn., caught this record-breaking Golden Redhorse on the Root River in Fillmore County, Minn. It measured 21.5 inches in length with a 12.5-inch girth. It weighed 4-lbs., which just barely broke the old state record of 3 lbs., 15 ozs. Congratulations Chad!

Are you a state record holder? Or have you broken a state record? Or, have you had a fish on that you KNEW was HUGE, but it got off by the boat or dock! Tell us about it! 


Photo courtesy of: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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