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Australia's Premier Year-Round Alpine Water Resort
Old Adaminaby - Anglers Reach - Providence Portal - Buckenderra - Middlingbank - Braemar Bay
Posted 17 January, 2016.
I received a lovely note from Jeanette Harman during the week. Jeanette had visited the Lake Eucumbene website and had
noticed that it said the largest trout caught in Lake Eucumbene was a little over 22lbs (10kg).
After chatting with Jeanette, It turns out her dad, Max Harman, was the angler who caught the magnificent trout.
Jeanette was kind enough to send me a copy of the news clipping from the Melbourne Age (dated 26/9/1969) showing Max
holding the fish and the story that went with it.
Max's tip? "The biggest fish in the lake are mostly on the move in the hour before dawn". There you go - set the alarm for a
Thanks so much Jeanette and congratulations to you Max.
Angler: Max Harman
Trout Weight: 22.2lbs (10kg)
Caught: 4.30am on 25/5/1969
Location: Providance Arm
Weather: Clear, calm and near freezing
Method: Trolling the deep water with a Silver Wonder Wobbler
Gear: J.W Sea Lake Pattern Rod. 9lb Damyl Naylon Line
Record trout taken at Lake Eucumbene - 25/5/1969
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