Largest Trout Ever Caught in the Park

A photograph of fisherman Kent Williamson.  Kent is holding his record brown trout.
A photograph of angler Kent Williamson in Cataloochee creek in March of 1991.

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It's True!

The largest fish we know of is a brown trout caught by Kent Williamson in Cataloochee Creek in March 1991. Kent caught this large fish on a nymph proving that big brown trout will eat insects as well as other fish, even when this big!

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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