Congratulations to Elisa Rose of Kellogg for landing this remarkable bluegill. Elisa released the 11.5 inch monster, but landed a new Catch-and-Release State Record in the process. You can find out more about the new Catch-and-Release record program and see a list of all current records at the IDFG website.
The state record fish program was overhauled in 2016. To offer more opportunities for records, separate cutthroat records are now listed by each sub-species in alphabetical order:
Both Certified Weight and Catch/Release Records are available for each subspecies of cutthroat. If you don't see a record for that subspecies, it is because it is still available. Complete record fish program information is available on the IDFG website here:
Another weekend of ice fishing on Cascade and another state record yellow perch. How can you go 38 years without breaking the record and then break the state record three times in three weeks?
Read more about this record-breaking catch: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/03/01/3056791/perch-record-apparently-broken.html *
*Note: Idaho Fish and Game has confirmed that this indeed did break the state record set last week. Review all state of Idaho record fish here. And, apparently if you're headed to Cascade lake, you can find the instructions for recording a state record fish.