Flin Flon Fish Enhancement Society

World Record Burbot


In 1994, the World Record Burbot was caught on Lake Athapapuskow during the Burbot Derby, by Vaughan Kshywiecki. The fish weighed 22 pounds 8 ounces and measured 42 1/2 inches long.

measuring the fish Measuring the burbot...the fish measured 42 1/2 inches long and weighed in at 22 pounds and 8 ounces...

Receiving The Prizes Each year the angler to bring in the largest burbot wins a great prize package including $1000.00, return airfare for two to Winnipeg Manitoba, a F.F.F.E.S jacket and a trophy...here is Vaughn accepting his prizes.

Vaughn and his dad

Vaughn and his father Walter Kshywiecki posing with the record holding fish and the trophys.
The Vaugh Kshywiecki Memorial Trophy Sadly in 1998 Vaughan passed away, the FFFES decided to rename The Main Event, The Vaughan Kshywiecki Memorial Main Event in honor of Vaughan's memory. Pictured here is the new Vaughn Kshywiecki Memorial Trophy...this trophy will feature and etched picture of Vaugh in the middle....

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