Youth crushes Colorado smallmouth record
Eleven-year-old Conner Peitsmeyer made the most of his new rod and reel while fishing with his father on a cold morning in November at Aurora Reservoir. The young angler used the spinning outfit and 6-pound line to catch a state record smallmouth weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 20 3/4 inches long.
Carl Dewey owned the previous record with a 5-12 bronzeback taken in 1993 at Navajo Reservoir.
"Any time someone lands a new state record, it's exciting for us," said Greg Gerlich, ...
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