State And Potential World Record Mountain Whitefish Caught In Oregon

When Alex Diets of Bend, Oregon, hit the Deschutes River in late December, I seriously doubt he expected to catch a record mountain whitefish, but that’s what happened after this 24 inch, 5-pound 12 oz chunker chewed his egg pattern presentation. After landing the mountain megalodon, he called over his buddy Jason Schreiber who was fishing nearby, and together they …