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Record-Salmon lured by Rhino Spoon

Tostedt. In early May on the Island of Rügen the largest Atlantic salmon ever caught in Germany with rod and reel was landed. Dieter Schmidt from Wolfsburg lured the 125cm giant with a Rhino Xtra Mag Spoon in the color pattern „Rügen Special“. When weighed the specimen turned out to be an enormous 24,3 kg. The angler recounts: “On May 9th a promising trolling day began with light wind and clouds. Around midday we had already been successful, yet we decided to keep at it for one more hour. After 15 minutes we got a strike on one of the downrigger rods. The first run was not particularly...