Thursday, May 7, 2009

Mark R. Clepper

Pennsylvania's largest brook trout of 2008
Posted by MARCUS SCHNECK, The Patriot-News April 14, 2009 09:00AM

The average Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission-stocked trout of 11 inches and .6 of a pound or so is looking pretty good this year. However, the largest brook trout caught in Pennsylvania waters last year are in a class all their own.

According to the commission, which ranks fish by weight, here are the largest brookies caught in 2008 were as follows:

4 lb. 9 oz., with a length of 21.12 inches, caught by Mark R. Clepper, of Newville, Sept. 1 in The Yellow Breeches, using a butterworm.

The other top fish of 2008 are listed at

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