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Brown trout: Other views of world record?

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Here is another view of a potential world record brown trout caught by Roger Hellen off Racine, Wis. Friday morning.

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This was taken while Hellen's brown was being weighed on a certified scale at Brossman's Meat Market. It was forwarded by a friend of butcher Jeff Luzich, one of the witnesses to the weighing.

That gives a better sense of the size of the fish.

The brown, caught during Salmon-A-Rama in Racine, weighed 41.5 pounds.

If that holds up, it would eclipse or match the world record of 41 pounds, 7 ounces recognized by the International Game Fish Association. That was caught by Tom Healy on Sept. 9, 2009 in the Manistee River in Michigan.

A better live photo was posted with Paul Smith's in his story in the Journal Sentinel.

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