Northwest Warmwater Fish Quiz

PACIFIC NORTHWEST RECORD FRESHWATER FISH TRIVIA (Idaho, Oregon, Washington)
(1) – Black Bullhead
(2) – Black Crappie
(3) – Blue Catfish
(4) – Bluegill
(5) – Brook Trout
(6) – Brown Bullhead
(7) – Brown Trout
(8) – Bull Trout
(9) – Burbot (freshwater ling)
(10) – Carp
(11) – Channel Catfish
(12) – Chinook Salmon
(13) – Chum Salmon
(14) – Coho Salmon
(15) – Cut-Bow Cross
(16) – Cutthroat Trout
(17) – Flathead Catfish
(18) – Green Sunfish
(19) – Kokanee Salmon
(20) – Largemouth Bass
(21) – Mackinaw
(22) – Northern Pike
(23) – Pumpkinseed
(24) – Redear Sunfish
(25) – Rainbow Trout
(26) – Sacramento Perch
(27) – Steelhead
(28) – Striped Bass
(29) – Tiger Muskie
(30) – Tiger Trout
(31) – Warmouth
(32) – Walleye
(33) – White Catfish
(34) – White Crappie
(35) – Yellow Bullhead
(36) – Yellow Perch

ANSWERS – (1)-WA (1 lb 12 oz – Mud Lake, Skagit Co.); (2)-WA (4 lbs 8 oz – Lake Washington); (3)-WA (17 lbs 12 oz – Snake River); (4)-ID (3 lbs 8 oz – C.J. Strike Res.); (5)-OR (9 lbs 6 oz – upper Deschutes River); (6)-WA (11.04 lbs – Snohomish Co. lake – this record is almost certainly a mis-identified white or channel cat since the Washington record is several pounds heavier than the national record); (7)-OR (28 lbs 5 oz – Paulina Lake); (8)-ID (32 lbs – Pend Orielle Lake); (9)-WA (17.37 lbs – Bead Lake in Pend Orielle Co.); (10)-ID (67 lbs 10.4 oz – taken by archery at C.J. Strike Reservoir); (11)-OR (36 lbs 8 oz – McKay Res.); (12)-OR (83 lbs – Umpqua River); (13)-WA (25.97 lbs – Satsop River); (14)-OR (25 lbs 5.25 oz – Siltcoos Lake); (15)- ID (34 lbs 11.8 oz – American Falls Res.); (16)-ID (18 lbs 15 oz – Bear Lake); (17)-ID (58 lbs 8 oz – Brownlee Res.); (18)-WA (.79 lbs – Bailey Lake in Spokane Co.); (19)-OR (9 lbs 10.72 oz – Wallowa Lake); (20)-OR (12 lbs 1.6 oz – Springfield area pond); (21)-ID (57 lbs 8 oz – Priest Lake); (22)-ID (40 lbs 2 oz – Lower Twin Lake); (23)-WA (1.09 lbs – Lake Terrell); (24)-OR (1 lb 15.5 oz – Reynolds Pond); (25)-ID (37 lbs – Pend Oreille Lake); (26)-OR (11.2 oz – Lost River); (27)-OR (35 lbs 8 oz – Columbia River); (28)-OR (64 lbs 8 oz – Smith River-world flyrod record); (29)-ID (38 lbs 7 oz – Hauser Lake); (30)-WA (15.04 lbs – Roses Lake); (31)-OR (1 lb 14.2 oz – Columbia River); (32)-OR (19 lbs 15.25 oz – Columbia River); (33)-WA (19.85 lbs – Walla Walla River); (34)-OR (4 lbs 12 oz – Gerber Res.); (35)-OR (3 lbs 2 oz – Tahkenitch Lake-taken years ago and was official state record, but bullhead catfish records have since been consolidated and the current state record is held by a brown bullhead); (36)-WA (2 lbs 12 oz – Snelsons Slough).

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