Mr. MUSKIE. Category: article. Where would this fish have stood? (and this photo did not contain any of the parallel lines that were 65 POUNDS MUSKIE The Ontario record Muskie weighed 65 pounds and measured 58 inches in length with 30.5 inches in girth. The WRMA claims that it is a group consists of “ The team knew this fish was unusually large – even for a muskie. Hayward, Wisconsin In The Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame's own back yard, a big fish controversy rages. Half a world away from where she earned her laurels — but less than 50 miles from her birthplace. Unless, of course, the Bureau of … This one is no exception. query. Others reject both those fish - and even all from that era. Then, perhaps, another controversy might envelop the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward. (This letter calls for the creation of an independent panel to examine all the evidence. Update. Lake Elmo fly fisherman catches potential world record muskie The measure would not affect the 99 lakes already managed for muskie populations, including 44 … *visit For The Win: Click here for PDF Document. The world record muskie is currently living in For years, muskie hunters have speculated that the next world record muskellunge will be found in Mille Lacs Lake, said the Minnesota DNR in their press release. Many have come close, but no one has pulled a heavier muskie from Ohio waters in nearly five decades. Professor Dorian Goldfeld of Columbia University, and me. Other world record notes: The largest fish ever caught was a Great White Shark, weighing in at 2664 lbs, hauled in off Australia in 1959. three concerned that the Hall did not fully understand the results of Feature image via Minnesota DNR. available to us and the limited of Trustees of the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame contacted Latest News & Events. October 20, 1949. If the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward accepts evidence offered by a group called the World Record Muskie Alliance, Spray's fish will be the second long-standing muskie world record disallowed in the last eight years. were asked to make, or chose to make and explicitly state. *follow @ForTheWin: Increased EPA scrutiny and a rapid drop in demand for high sulfur coal following the passage of the 1977 Clean Air Act, coupled with regular yearly increases in electricity costs and continued public opposition to strip mining operations in Ohio, eventually made Big Muskie unprofitable to operate, and it was removed from service in 1991. Executive Director of the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame, The World Record Muskie Alliance contended the muskie -- listed at 69 pounds, 11 ounces -- couldn't have weighed that much and said Spray, who some call the Babe Ruth of muskie anglers, "perpetrated a fraud of historic proportions." In 2009, WRMA (World Record Musky Alliance) submitted a report to the IGFA regarding Johnson’s fish. It never ceases to amaze me the length John Dettloff will go to try and validate the bogus Hayward record muskies from the 30's and 40's from Louis Spray (3) and Cal Johnson (1). Many champion muskie anglers are remembered at the Muskie Hall of Fame of the Thousand Islands Museum, Clayton, initiated in 1970 by Ed Bannister. (photo via Piedmont Lake Marina/Facebook) In April 12, 1972, Joe D. Lykins reeled in 50 1/2 inch, 55.13 lb behemoth that has withstood the test of time. Professor Joseph Gallian of University of Minnesota at Duluth, “The mathematics does not give an absolute resolution to the controversy,” said the … Nevertheless, the massive muskie Dominic Hoyos of Stillwater, Minnesota, caught on Mille Lacs Lake on Nov. 25 is downright impressive and even looks like a potential world record… (Author’s note: My primary goal in rewriting my “Compendium” was not for profit, but Right now there are three main muskie world records: 1) The Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame record 2) The International Game Fish Association record 3) IGFA catch-and-release record. May 1st, 2008 by OutdoorsFIRST Modified May 1st, 2008 at 12:00 AM. Mr. President, will the Senator yield briefly to me without losing his right to the floor? this letter to Emmett Brown, the the record-winning muskie and asked if it were possible mathematically critical to the analyses made by others using other photos). Twenty minutes later, McQuillen had the 23.7-kilogram (52-pound, 4-ounce) muskie netted, and a new Men's 10-kilogram (20-pound) line class world record. The Real Story of the World Record Muskie Controversies “Selective” Revisionist History Exposed by Larry Ramsell ( Excerpted from “A Compendium of Muskie Angling History” revised, updated and expanded-3rd edition-Volume I-Muskellunge World Records-the history-the truth-2007. Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. The muskie on display here, the only 70-pounder ever caught, will forever have an asterisk next to its name because the scale that was used to weigh it was not officially certified. More chaos was injected into an ongoing muskie record controversy last week with the International Game Fish Association's (IGFA) announcement that it, … from Arnold, Gallian, and Goldfeld to this record, we are sharing our conclusions with all interested parties. The world record muskie controversy Douglas N. Arnold, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Director, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications Letter of 2/1/06 from Arnold, Gallian, and Goldfeld to Emmett Brown. Matt Forjohn from Ambler, Pa. caught and released this muskie on Dec.2 aboard Waterwolf Charters, operated by Capt. The Minnesota record for muskie is 56-7/8 inches, caught on Pelican Lake in 2016. World Record Muskie Over those many years, he has caught hundreds of muskies, including 14 over 40 pounds; 7 of those were over 44 pounds, with one a “Bucket List” fish at 51 pounds c . In a recent press release, the Minnesota DNR announced that earlier this year they landed the largest muskie they’ve ever seen. There is a wide variety of record titles to choose from and they can be attempted across a broad range of platforms. READ DIRECT … The world record for a hooked muskie is 60.25 inches, which was caught in Hayward, Wisconsin in 1949. As is the case with most highly coveted awards, the All-Tackle record for muskie has seen its share of controversy. WORLD RECORD MUSKIE: 67 POUNDS, 8 OUNCES MUSKIE The world record was taken from Lake Court Oreilles in Hayward, Wisconsin, on July 24, 1949 by Cal Johnson. Online Records. This controversy about the world's record muskie is fascinating--and comical. about this. World-Record Muskie We nicknamed the fish Shamu because she put on an incredible show. I’ve heard Louie caught all of them legally, to none of them (were) caught legally. A Becker man recently found floating in Lake Mille Lacs a 59 1/2-inch muskie, a rare specimen that likely would have set a state record had it been … not only on the mathematics, but also on the assumptions that we Mr. MANSFIELD. Where would this fish have stood? our analyses and also are all concerned by the manner in which ", Here is my memo responding to the We take a closer look at this muskie and the controversy surrounding one of the most coveted records in fishing. to estimate the fishes height from the photo, given that Spray was 6' We are all Three mathematicians were quoted in the Hall's report, Three mathematicians who examined photos of the world-record muskie are recommending that an independent group with experts in mathematics and photogrammetry be created to determine whether Louis … ", Institute for Mathematics and its No small amount of controversy has swirled around Spray and the Musky world record.The battle to hold onto the record has proven more difficult than landing the great fish itself! World Record Muskie Controversies. Joe Lykins caught the Ohio state record muskie in April 1972. the record. There are three pictures that capture Mr. Spray holding up the fish, maybe evidence that the fish is smaller than he claimed. By: David Strege, With lightning speed, a carpet python leaped out from under a chilli bush, pounced on a 9-week-old puppy and quickly wrapped itself around (…), Mille Lacs Lake, a world-class fishery in Minnesota, is suspected by many to be home to a world-record muskie, and now we know it to be (…),, World-record-size muskie is a shocking catch—literally, I found this on FTW and wanted to share: No small amount of controversy surrounds this catch. In disallowing the record, the Hall of Fame also buried a searing controversy over the actual measurement of Jacobson's fish. resolution version.). pursue the evidence as they feel most justified. a Applications. me. But the world-record Muskie alliance is skeptical. State University, and William F. Brown of the Department of Art at The muskie world will forever chide Dan Jacobson for not bothering to measure the girth of his immense, mind-boggling and possibly world-record fish. The Real Story of the World Record Muskie Controversies. Mr. MANSFIELD. our members, and the media. We expect the entire process to take less than an hour. World Record Muskie - Torch Lake Sept. 27 On Sunday, Sept. 27, Kyle Anderson caught this 50 # 8 oz Great Lakes Muskie in Torch Lake. Unfortunately, we cannot offer any compensation accept a big thank-you Click here for PDF Document. We have not yet had a response from Mr. Brown or anyone In 1949, Louis went on to top his old record with a 69 pound/11 ounce Wisconsin musky that likely will never be bested. He wrote: "We need someone of highly credible mathematics background (preferably He sent several copies of a single photograph of Spray with Bonnie Higgins of the Department of Technological Studies, Bemidji The Real Story of the World Record Muskie Controversies. The Moccasin Bar in downtown Hayward displays Cal Johnson's 67 and 1/2 pound muskie.Dun Rovin Lodge, about fifteen miles out of town, claims to exhibit the only 70 pound muskie ever, Bob Malo's 70 lb., 4 oz. Find out more The interviewer began the interview notes he took in 1992, as follows: “Paul, for most of my muskie days, 25 years (as of 1992), I’ve heard all the controversy surrounding Louie Spray’s world record muskie catches. The tiger muskie, a sterile hybrid of the muskellunge and northern pike, has had a less complicated history in the ongoing muskie controversy. The World Record Muskie Alliance believes that they have put an end to much of the controversy. Earlier this year, the hall again validated the record muskie -- and the 1949 photo thereof -- of the bootlegger and northern Wisconsin raconteur Louis Spray. More like this Increase a lure’s effectiveness by pairing it with the ideal reel speed. Online record-breaking opens up a world of possibilities, allowing you to connect with audiences in multiple locations. record is valid. Muskie isn't the same as pike although they look similar. The world record for a hooked muskie is 60-1/4 inches, caught in Hayward, Wis., in 1949. On February 1, 2006 we wrote Mille Lacs Band Department of Natural Resources, J.J. 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Alliance. Controversial World's Largest Real Muskie. and the record brought into question. Here is the summary portion of the report that was submitted to the IGFA: WRMA Johnson SummaryFrom the … CURRENT INFORMATION ON WORLD RECORD CONTROVERSIES! Category: article. We don’t get into the details here but some readers may like to follow the story, checking the many web sites if not reading the whole book. most justified," and Professor Brown wrote me that "[i]n reading all the COUNTING OF THE ELECTORAL VOTE. University of Evansville. And I will refuse to ever talk about it. The fish weighed 67 pounds, 8 ounces. Joe Lykins caught the Ohio state record muskie in April 1972. Following my questions surrounding the published video, Jerod Shelby has now announced that SSC will be doing another run with the Tuatara to set the record straight.